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Proteins are complex molecules that are made up of amino acids. They can be found in every cell in the body, and carry out vital processes that keep human beings alive. Mutations in proteins can lead to a multitude of diseases, the most common being cancer.

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Stiffness of protein fibers plays a key role in controlling cell movement, study shows

Stiffness of protein fibers plays a key role in controlling cell movement, study shows

Yeast study reveals a protein involved in gross chromosomal rearrangements

Yeast study reveals a protein involved in gross chromosomal rearrangements

Already characterized active substances exhibit unexpected effects

Already characterized active substances exhibit unexpected effects

New insights on an enzyme complex involved in plaque production

New insights on an enzyme complex involved in plaque production

Study reveals SARS-CoV-2 variant is less sensitive to inhibition by antibodies

Study reveals SARS-CoV-2 variant is less sensitive to inhibition by antibodies

Natto, a Japanese fermented soybean dish, may hold the key to COVID-19 treatment

Natto, a Japanese fermented soybean dish, may hold the key to COVID-19 treatment

SARS-CoV-2 variant B.1.617 can infect lung and intestinal cells more efficiently than the original virus

SARS-CoV-2 variant B.1.617 can infect lung and intestinal cells more efficiently than the original virus

Toward an antiviral drug that works against all coronaviruses

Toward an antiviral drug that works against all coronaviruses

Cell couriers offer clue to how cancers metastasize into secondary tumors

Cell couriers offer clue to how cancers metastasize into secondary tumors

L452R mutation of SARS-CoV-2 spike protein is involved in cellular immunity evasion

L452R mutation of SARS-CoV-2 spike protein is involved in cellular immunity evasion

Study identifies many small molecules that bind to certain areas of the SARS-CoV-2 genome

Study identifies many small molecules that bind to certain areas of the SARS-CoV-2 genome

Study unravels gene expression control mechanism with immunity and cancer implications

Study unravels gene expression control mechanism with immunity and cancer implications

Modification in some RNA molecules could protect against non-alcoholic fatty liver

Modification in some RNA molecules could protect against non-alcoholic fatty liver

Study identifies a signaling protein that controls the assembly of mitochondria

Study identifies a signaling protein that controls the assembly of mitochondria

Study shows astrocytes induce sex differences during brain development

Study shows astrocytes induce sex differences during brain development

Study shows how single cells take up fatty acids, offering new insights into cancer biology

Study shows how single cells take up fatty acids, offering new insights into cancer biology

Subset of immune cells may carry out a sort of 'secondary education' to protect pregnancy

Subset of immune cells may carry out a sort of 'secondary education' to protect pregnancy

Rapid, more accurate test to detect antibodies against SARS-CoV-2 spike protein

Rapid, more accurate test to detect antibodies against SARS-CoV-2 spike protein

Study shows how to unlock CRISPR’s potential to regulate many genes simultaneously

Study shows how to unlock CRISPR’s potential to regulate many genes simultaneously

Researchers decode the genome information of photosynthetic sea slugs

Researchers decode the genome information of photosynthetic sea slugs