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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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Study reveals genetic mutation associated with exfoliation syndrome

Study reveals genetic mutation associated with exfoliation syndrome

Mutant corn gene found to increase the amount of sugars in the seeds and leaves

Mutant corn gene found to increase the amount of sugars in the seeds and leaves

New atlas may support present and future conservation efforts to protect coral reefs

New atlas may support present and future conservation efforts to protect coral reefs

Study finds how SARS-CoV-2 hijacks human cell machinery to disrupt the immune response

Study finds how SARS-CoV-2 hijacks human cell machinery to disrupt the immune response

Researchers study the unique genomic organization of coral symbionts

Researchers study the unique genomic organization of coral symbionts

New therapeutic target for patients with acute myeloid leukemia

New therapeutic target for patients with acute myeloid leukemia

New gene therapy could help treat Duchenne muscular dystrophy

New gene therapy could help treat Duchenne muscular dystrophy

Distinctive "spike" proteins of SARS-CoV-2 also play a key role in the disease

Distinctive "spike" proteins of SARS-CoV-2 also play a key role in the disease

New gene editing tool helps analyze the mysterious quirk of bacteria

New gene editing tool helps analyze the mysterious quirk of bacteria

Shortage of DNA building blocks triggers inflammation

Shortage of DNA building blocks triggers inflammation

Researchers identify specific proteins that play a key role in the development of dendritic cells

Researchers identify specific proteins that play a key role in the development of dendritic cells

JIC-CIMMYT collaboration aims to find solutions for the world's wheat farmers and consumers

JIC-CIMMYT collaboration aims to find solutions for the world's wheat farmers and consumers

New integrative genetic screening technology offers insights into role of DNA accessibility in cancer

New integrative genetic screening technology offers insights into role of DNA accessibility in cancer

New synthetic biology study allows bio-manufacturing advancements for medicine and engineering

New synthetic biology study allows bio-manufacturing advancements for medicine and engineering

Study identifies single protein key to regulating sex differences in Parkinson’s disease

Study identifies single protein key to regulating sex differences in Parkinson’s disease

Study reveals SARS-CoV-2 spike protein can trigger long-term gene expression changes

Study reveals SARS-CoV-2 spike protein can trigger long-term gene expression changes

Study discovers that mutations in a specific gene cause mitochondrial disease

Study discovers that mutations in a specific gene cause mitochondrial disease

New chemical tool elucidates how proteins recognize and associate with one another

New chemical tool elucidates how proteins recognize and associate with one another

Researchers discover new approach to reform plant breeding and genetics

Researchers discover new approach to reform plant breeding and genetics

Increased expression of DUSP16 molecule leads to cancer chemoresistance

Increased expression of DUSP16 molecule leads to cancer chemoresistance