Latest News

Huntington proteins and their nasty 'social network'

Researchers have identified and categorized thousands of protein interactions involving huntingtin, the protein responsible for Huntington's disease. To use an analogy of a human social network, the identified proteins are like 'friends' and 'friends of friends' of the Huntington's disease protein. The network provides an invaluable resource for identifying targets to treat the disease and has been used to implicate a particular signaling pathway involved in cell motility.
View full story

Post your comment.

Name:
Email:
Rating:
Comment:
Verification
 

  • Family criticizing your weight? You might add more pounds

  • Early exposure to antidepressants affects adult anxiety, serotonin transmission

  • Cocaine, amphetamine users more likely to take their own lives

  • New technology advances eye tracking as biomarker for brain function, recovery from brain injury

  • Tracking the eyes: The keys to consumers' plant preferences

  • Naming people, objects in baby's first year may offer learning benefits years later

  • Meth users face substantially higher risk for getting Parkinson's disease

  • First real-time mri-guided brain surgery for Parkinson's in southern California

  • How, where the brain converts external inputs into behavioral responses

  • Teen contraband smokers more likely to use illicit drugs: Study

  •