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The proteome is the entire complement of proteins expressed by a genome, cell, tissue or organism. More specifically, it is the expressed proteins at a given time point under defined conditions. The term is a blend of proteins and genome.
Scientists identify new therapeutic targets, screening test to uncover compounds for memory disorders

Scientists identify new therapeutic targets, screening test to uncover compounds for memory disorders

In a pair of related studies, scientists from the Florida campus of The Scripps Research Institute have identified a number of new therapeutic targets for memory disorders and have developed a new screening test to uncover compounds that may one day work against those disorders. [More]
People with celiac disease have reactions to non-gluten wheat proteins

People with celiac disease have reactions to non-gluten wheat proteins

Although gluten-free foods are trendy among the health-conscious, they are necessary for those with celiac disease. But gluten, the primary trigger for health problems in these patients, may not be the only culprit. Scientists are reporting in ACS' Journal of Proteome Research that people with the disease also have reactions to non-gluten wheat proteins. The results could help scientists better understand how the disease works and could have implications for how to treat it. [More]
AB SCIEX announces R&D Director has been awarded the HUPO Science and Technology Award

AB SCIEX announces R&D Director has been awarded the HUPO Science and Technology Award

AB SCIEX, a global leader in life science analytical technologies, announced that Dr. Subhasish “Babu” Purkayastha, Director, R&D at AB SCIEX, has been awarded the Human Proteome Organization (HUPO) Science and Technology Award for efforts in commercialization of isobaric labeling for protein quantification with the development of iTRAQ chemistries. [More]
Researchers find new method to measure modified protein structures in biological sample

Researchers find new method to measure modified protein structures in biological sample

Cells regulate protein functions in a wide variety of ways, including by modifying the protein structure. In an instant, a protein can take on another form and perform no or even the "wrong" function: in humans, proteins that fold wrongly can cause serious diseases such as Alzheimer's, Parkinson's or cystic fibrosis. [More]
Researchers investigating new ways to identify drugs against Ebola virus infection

Researchers investigating new ways to identify drugs against Ebola virus infection

Researchers from the University of Liverpool in collaboration with Public Health England have been investigating new ways to identify drugs that could be used to treat Ebola virus infection. [More]
Scientists demonstrate that proteins in urine play important role in stress incontinence

Scientists demonstrate that proteins in urine play important role in stress incontinence

Incontinence is the world's most common chronic condition. Around ten per cent of Austrians are affected by it. However the problem continues to be a taboo subject: two out of three sufferers do not talk about it, preventing access to successful treatment. [More]
Protein Metrics releases freeware version of Preview software for pre-search protein analysis

Protein Metrics releases freeware version of Preview software for pre-search protein analysis

Protein Metrics, Inc., a leading provider of software for rapid and thorough protein and peptide characterization, today announced the release of a freeware version of their Preview™ software for pre-search protein analysis available for download from the company's website. [More]

Protein Metrics introduces top-down analysis as part of 2.0 release of Byonic proteomics search engine

Protein Metrics, Inc., a leading provider of software for rapid and thorough protein and peptide characterization, today announced the introduction of top-down analysis as part of the 2.0 release of its Byonic™ proteomics search engine. [More]
Protein-kinase interactions offer a new way to fight antimalarial drug resistance

Protein-kinase interactions offer a new way to fight antimalarial drug resistance

When it comes to the emergence of antimalarial drug resistance, it's not a question of 'if' but 'when'. In order to keep up with the quickly evolving Plasmodium parasite - the cause of malaria - new ways to treat and control the disease must be found. [More]
Researchers create initial catalog of human proteome, identify 193 novel proteins

Researchers create initial catalog of human proteome, identify 193 novel proteins

Striving for the protein equivalent of the Human Genome Project, an international team of researchers has created an initial catalog of the human "proteome," or all of the proteins in the human body. [More]
Space Station science: Microgravity on human thyroid carcinoma cells

Space Station science: Microgravity on human thyroid carcinoma cells

The multi-national efforts that go into research aboard the International Space Station show that working together can yield results with universal benefits. [More]
Researchers develop gene therapy reversing memory loss in mice with early-stage Alzheimer's

Researchers develop gene therapy reversing memory loss in mice with early-stage Alzheimer's

Alzheimer's disease is the first cause of dementia and affects some 400,000 people in Spain alone. However, no effective cure has yet been found. One of the reasons for this is the lack of knowledge on the cellular mechanisms which cause alterations in nerve transmissions and the loss of memory in the initial stages of the disease. [More]
Drugs used to treat osteoporosis appear to prevent cell membrane repair

Drugs used to treat osteoporosis appear to prevent cell membrane repair

A class of drugs widely used to treat osteoporosis appears to impede a cell's ability to repair a protective outer membrane that helps determine what enters and exits, researchers report. [More]
Researchers uncover new aspect of autism

Researchers uncover new aspect of autism

A team of researchers from the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine and the Center for Cancer Systems Biology at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute has uncovered a new aspect of autism, revealing that proteins involved in autism interact with many more partners than previously known. These interactions had not been detected earlier because they involve alternatively spliced forms of autism genes found in the brain. [More]
Researchers demonstrate advantages of HOPE fixation strategy

Researchers demonstrate advantages of HOPE fixation strategy

They discovered that the so-called HOPE method allows tissue samples to be treated such that they do not only meet the requirements of clinical histology, but can still be characterised later on by modern methods of proteomics, a technique analysing all proteins at once. [More]
Researchers demonstrate accurate identification of amino acids

Researchers demonstrate accurate identification of amino acids

Some three billion base pairs make up the human genome-the floor plan of life. In 2003, the Human Genome Project announced the successful decryption of this code, a tour de force that continues to supply a stream of insights relevant to human health and disease. [More]
New improved mass spectrometry for analysis of chemical and biological materials

New improved mass spectrometry for analysis of chemical and biological materials

When it comes to analyzing cell components or body fluids or developing new medications, there is no way around mass spectrometry. Mass spectrometry is a highly sensitive method of measurement that has been used for many years for the analysis of chemical and biological materials. [More]
Glycoprofiling test could halve number of false-positives in diagnosis of ovarian cancer

Glycoprofiling test could halve number of false-positives in diagnosis of ovarian cancer

The world's most widespread test for ovarian cancer reports false-positives in 94 of 100 diagnosed cases. Now, chemists at the University of Copenhagen working with clinical researchers at University College London have developed a method able to halve the number of false-positives. [More]
New sugar-test may reduce false-positive ovarian cancer screening tests

New sugar-test may reduce false-positive ovarian cancer screening tests

The world's most widespread test for ovarian cancer reports false-positives in 94 of 100 diagnosed cases. Now, chemists at the University of Copenhagen working with clinical researchers at University College London have developed a method able to halve the number of false-positives. When fully developed, the new test will spare a significant number of women from unnecessary worry and further testing. Furthermore, global health care providers stand to save substantial sums - just by including a test on a certain sugar molecule in tandem with the currently prevailing diagnostic test. [More]
Agenus reports net loss attributable to common stockholders of $5.8 million for Q4 2013

Agenus reports net loss attributable to common stockholders of $5.8 million for Q4 2013

Agenus Inc., a biopharmaceutical company developing a portfolio of immuno-oncology candidates, including checkpoint modulators (CPMs), heat shock protein vaccines and adjuvants, today announced its financial results and business highlights for the fourth quarter and year ended December 31, 2013. [More]