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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 gene therapy can protect visual function in patients with dominant optic atrophy

New gene therapy can protect visual function in patients with dominant optic atrophy

Researchers explain the effectiveness of anti-diabetic drug

Researchers explain the effectiveness of anti-diabetic drug

Study shows how telomeres protect chromosome ends

Study shows how telomeres protect chromosome ends

New modified wheat variety increases grain production

New modified wheat variety increases grain production

CAR T cells display signs of efficacy against hard-to-treat pediatric cancer in phase 1 trial

CAR T cells display signs of efficacy against hard-to-treat pediatric cancer in phase 1 trial

Using 3D mapping techniques to unravel mystery of blood stem cells

Using 3D mapping techniques to unravel mystery of blood stem cells

Research provides new insight into how the CRISPR immune system evolved

Research provides new insight into how the CRISPR immune system evolved

Cell survival protein could protect the kidneys from 'bystander' damage during cancer therapy

Cell survival protein could protect the kidneys from 'bystander' damage during cancer therapy

Researchers identify promising treatments for late-onset Alzheimer’s disease

Researchers identify promising treatments for late-onset Alzheimer’s disease

Scientists identify key biological switch used in plant defense against animal attack

Scientists identify key biological switch used in plant defense against animal attack

Researchers identify new gene involved in neurodevelopmental disorders

Researchers identify new gene involved in neurodevelopmental disorders

Novel targeted therapy blocks critical metabolic pathways in cancer cells

Novel targeted therapy blocks critical metabolic pathways in cancer cells

Study shows how drug-like small molecules regulate the activity of ion channels

Study shows how drug-like small molecules regulate the activity of ion channels

Researchers look for mechanisms that stabilize or destabilize key sections of biomolecules

Researchers look for mechanisms that stabilize or destabilize key sections of biomolecules

Study reveals genomic structures that allow SARS-CoV-2 virus to control the infection process

Study reveals genomic structures that allow SARS-CoV-2 virus to control the infection process

Architecture of cell nucleus can change gene activity in plants

Architecture of cell nucleus can change gene activity in plants

Researchers reveal new details of crucial steps involved in the maturation of ribosomes

Researchers reveal new details of crucial steps involved in the maturation of ribosomes

New research opens up potential target for treating bone disorders

New research opens up potential target for treating bone disorders

Scientists discover how abnormal proteins unleash latent toxicity in neurodegenerative diseases

Scientists discover how abnormal proteins unleash latent toxicity in neurodegenerative diseases

Researchers investigate solutions to make cell membranes resistant to coronavirus entry

Researchers investigate solutions to make cell membranes resistant to coronavirus entry