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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.
UVA researchers establish new guidelines for explorers of the submicroscopic world inside us

UVA researchers establish new guidelines for explorers of the submicroscopic world inside us

Researchers work together to solve mystery of motor neuron death in ALS patients

Researchers work together to solve mystery of motor neuron death in ALS patients

Lung-on-a-chip technology could streamline drug-testing for pulmonary fibrosis

Lung-on-a-chip technology could streamline drug-testing for pulmonary fibrosis

Researchers reveal potent new mechanism of action for treatment of IBD

Researchers reveal potent new mechanism of action for treatment of IBD

New findings could help fine-tune treatment for cancer patients

New findings could help fine-tune treatment for cancer patients

Cancer cells co-opt pain-sensing 'neural channel' to increase tolerance against oxidative stress

Cancer cells co-opt pain-sensing 'neural channel' to increase tolerance against oxidative stress

SLU researcher aims to find solutions for diabetes patients at risk of hypoglycemia

SLU researcher aims to find solutions for diabetes patients at risk of hypoglycemia

Study reveals new protective mechanism for tumor cells in breast cancer

Study reveals new protective mechanism for tumor cells in breast cancer

New drug-delivering nanoparticle could offer better way to treat brain tumors

New drug-delivering nanoparticle could offer better way to treat brain tumors

FDA approves novel enzyme therapy for adults with rare and serious genetic disease

FDA approves novel enzyme therapy for adults with rare and serious genetic disease

Researchers develop new, rapid blood test to detect liver damage

Researchers develop new, rapid blood test to detect liver damage

Study defines molecular basis to explain connection between mother’s nutrition and infant growth

Study defines molecular basis to explain connection between mother’s nutrition and infant growth

Researchers provide insight into how the memory molecule limits brain plasticity

Researchers provide insight into how the memory molecule limits brain plasticity

Scientists uncover the cause of insulin resistance in obesity

Scientists uncover the cause of insulin resistance in obesity

Couples who eat seafood-rich diet tend to get pregnant faster

Couples who eat seafood-rich diet tend to get pregnant faster

Tau mutations may serve as novel risk factor for cancer

Tau mutations may serve as novel risk factor for cancer

Researchers take important step toward finding protein biomarkers during cancer surgery

Researchers take important step toward finding protein biomarkers during cancer surgery

NIH commences first-in-human trial evaluating experimental treatment for Ebola

NIH commences first-in-human trial evaluating experimental treatment for Ebola

Whey protein supplementation and physical activity aid women in improving body composition

Whey protein supplementation and physical activity aid women in improving body composition

Skin cream containing rapamycin reduces TSC-related facial tumors

Skin cream containing rapamycin reduces TSC-related facial tumors