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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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New index relies on pigs to demonstrate protein quality for humans

New index relies on pigs to demonstrate protein quality for humans

Biomarker for diagnosis of neurodegenerative diseases identified in the eye

Biomarker for diagnosis of neurodegenerative diseases identified in the eye

Making healthy, environmentally friendly protein from the air

Making healthy, environmentally friendly protein from the air

T-cell-based vaccine strategy provides broader protection against influenza

T-cell-based vaccine strategy provides broader protection against influenza

New interactive tool finds toxins lurking in drinking water

New interactive tool finds toxins lurking in drinking water

Researchers identify a driver of drug resistance in some cancers

Researchers identify a driver of drug resistance in some cancers

Front of package nutrition labels linked with improved nutritional content

Front of package nutrition labels linked with improved nutritional content

New Dual CAR T cell immunotherapy can help fight against HIV infection

New Dual CAR T cell immunotherapy can help fight against HIV infection

Study reveals how the loss of a protein affects proper brain development

Study reveals how the loss of a protein affects proper brain development

Study sheds light on the evolution of cheating and cooperative behaviors within different organisms

Study sheds light on the evolution of cheating and cooperative behaviors within different organisms

Druggable pocket in SARS-CoV-2 Spike protein can help eliminate COVID-19

Druggable pocket in SARS-CoV-2 Spike protein can help eliminate COVID-19

Scientists use cryo-EM method to extract molecular data

Scientists use cryo-EM method to extract molecular data

UB biophysicist receives $2 million NIH grant to explore protein-RNA droplets

UB biophysicist receives $2 million NIH grant to explore protein-RNA droplets

Researchers discover a mechanism that leads to the growth of cell nuclei

Researchers discover a mechanism that leads to the growth of cell nuclei

Chemists build artificial cells that can communicate with natural living cells

Chemists build artificial cells that can communicate with natural living cells

Irisin hormone could have therapeutic effect on COVID-19 patients

Irisin hormone could have therapeutic effect on COVID-19 patients

New insight into how people with retinal degenerative disease can maintain night vision

New insight into how people with retinal degenerative disease can maintain night vision

Nanoparticle SARS-CoV-2 tool could accelerate the search for drugs

Nanoparticle SARS-CoV-2 tool could accelerate the search for drugs

Study identifies genetic factors linked to higher risk of capecitabine-induced hand-foot syndrome

Study identifies genetic factors linked to higher risk of capecitabine-induced hand-foot syndrome

Researchers develop new mathematical model to predict economic performance of crops

Researchers develop new mathematical model to predict economic performance of crops