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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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Tankyrase protein plays an important role in helping drive bowel cancer

Tankyrase protein plays an important role in helping drive bowel cancer

Breakthrough on the way to new therapeutic strategies

Breakthrough on the way to new therapeutic strategies

New computational approach enhances the performance of bioinformatics tools

New computational approach enhances the performance of bioinformatics tools

Novel approach increases the protein production efficiency of synthetic mRNAs

Novel approach increases the protein production efficiency of synthetic mRNAs

Molecular motion of “undruggable” proteins reveals drug-binding sites

Molecular motion of “undruggable” proteins reveals drug-binding sites

The critical role of amino acid sensing pathways in driving colorectal cancer

The critical role of amino acid sensing pathways in driving colorectal cancer

Atypical antibody shows extremely potent zika-resistant activity

Atypical antibody shows extremely potent zika-resistant activity

3D “mini eyes” provide insight into genetically induced blindness

3D “mini eyes” provide insight into genetically induced blindness

Waste disposal mechanism of mitochondria to remove mtDNA mutations

Waste disposal mechanism of mitochondria to remove mtDNA mutations

The genetic mechanisms that induce protein decline in modern maize

The genetic mechanisms that induce protein decline in modern maize

Revealing cancer development in people carrying inherited BRCA1 mutations

Revealing cancer development in people carrying inherited BRCA1 mutations

HIV’s covert methods of evading treatment and immunity

HIV’s covert methods of evading treatment and immunity

European project promotes top-notch research in biochemistry and biophysics

European project promotes top-notch research in biochemistry and biophysics

IBS team uncovers new antiviral compounds derived from two Korean native plants

IBS team uncovers new antiviral compounds derived from two Korean native plants

Researchers naturally breed new varieties of popcorn with improved taste, texture and prebiotics

Researchers naturally breed new varieties of popcorn with improved taste, texture and prebiotics

Novel proteomics approach to identify a three-protein signature in the blood

Novel proteomics approach to identify a three-protein signature in the blood

Treatment using CRISPR alleviates swelling attacks in hereditary angioedema patients

Treatment using CRISPR alleviates swelling attacks in hereditary angioedema patients

Revitalized immune cells improve waste removal from the brain

Revitalized immune cells improve waste removal from the brain

microRNA molecules upregulate proteins instead of dampening it

microRNA molecules upregulate proteins instead of dampening it

Uncovering a cell-intrinsic mechanism to regulate cell population sizes

Uncovering a cell-intrinsic mechanism to regulate cell population sizes