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Reactive arthritis is fueled by amyloid protein during salmonella infection

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Reactive arthritis is fueled by amyloid protein during salmonella infection Reactive arthritis is fueled by amyloid protein during salmonella infection Credit: CC0 Public Domain Like the infrastructure of an apartment building, a fibrous protein known as curli amyloid that is produced by bacteria provides the supportive framework for biofilms—thick extracellular …

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    Researchers uncover a novel protein which drives cancer progression

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    Researchers uncover a novel protein which drives cancer progression Researchers uncover a novel protein which drives cancer progression Credit: CC0 Public Domain Cancers arise when the genetic code of normal cells is altered, causing excessive growth. Researchers from the Cancer Science Institute of Singapore (CSI Singapore) at the National University …

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      Building high-resolution protein models to fight COVID-19

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      Building high-resolution protein models to fight COVID-19 Building high-resolution protein models to fight COVID-19 Credit: CC0 Public Domain During the COVID-19 pandemic, Michigan State University researchers are rising to the occasion and spearheading projects that seek to aid the international efforts to develop treatments for the virus. One such researcher …

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        Researchers identify secretion mechanisms for a protein necessary for maintaining healthy connective tissues

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        Researchers identify secretion mechanisms for a protein necessary for maintaining healthy connective tissues Researchers identify secretion mechanisms for a protein necessary for maintaining healthy connective tissues Credit: CC0 Public Domain Researchers have discovered that a defective form of the protein aortic carboxypeptidase-like protein (ACLP) from patients with Ehlers-Danlos syndrome (EDS) …

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          Researchers discover how protein can inhibit cancer development in mice

          Researchers discover how protein can inhibit cancer development in mice

          Researchers discover how protein can inhibit cancer development in mice Researchers discover how protein can inhibit cancer development in mice The researchers’ illustration of PP2A binding to ADAM17 whcich cleaves other proteins such as the growth factor EGF which again binds the receptor EGFR and stimulates cell growth. Credit: The …

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