Scientists discover an essential mechanism for maintaining bone density

by Hospital Universitari de Bellvitge

The research group on Cell Signaling and Bone Biology at IDIBELL and the UB has revealed the importance of the function of NRF2, a protein that regulates the expression of some genes in response to ox...

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Complement factor H (CFH) may be involved in age-related macular degeneration (AMD)

by Fundació Clínic per a la Recerca Biomèdica

A study carried out by Hospital Clínic-IDIBAPS has determined that complement factor H (CFH), a protein of the complement system, plays a role in AMD through its regulation of both inflammation and o...

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Researchers point out the feasibility of using black soldier fly protein in the food industry

by Universitat Rovira i Virgili

Members of the Food, Innovation & Engineering (FoodIE) Research Group at the URV have analysed the properties of black soldier fly protein fractions to boost their use in the food industry. They have ...

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Targeting amyloid-beta, the key protein in Alzheimer disease

by Universidad de Santiago de Compostela

​ CiQUS researchers design a new treatment conducted in mice to prevent memory deterioration without undesirable side effects. The results of this preclinical study has now been published in the re...

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CIC bioGUNE researchers develop a protein capable of catalysing a chemical reaction unprecedented in nature

by CIC bioGUNE

Research conducted in CIC bioGUNE - a member of the Basque Research & Technology Alliance BRTA - has designed a protein capable of catalysing, with a high degree of efficiency, a chemical reaction unp...

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Depletion of NOX4 protein improves liver regeneration

by Hospital Universitari de Bellvitge

The liver is an organ that has the ability to regenerate after damage since its cells can proliferate and recover lost or affected tissue. A study from the Bellvitge Biomedical Research Institute (IDI...

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New method to boost supply of life-saving stem cells

by Centre for Genomic Regulation

Researchers at the Centre for Genomic Regulation (CRG) in Barcelona and Columbia University in New York City have identified a protein that is critical for the expansion of typically scarce, life-savi...

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BBRC researchers identify new tau biomarkers to detect the preclinical phase of Alzheimer’s disease

by Fundación Pasqual Maragall

​An international study led by the research center of the Pasqual Maragall Foundation, the Barcelonaβeta Brain Research Center (BBRC), promoted by the “la Caixa” Foundation, has analyzed a

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IRB Barcelona opens new laboratory focused on targeted protein degradation as a therapeutic tool

by Parc Científic de Barcelona

Scientist Cristina Mayor-Ruiz joins the Institute for Research in Biomedicine (IRB Barcelona) to lead the new Targeted Protein Degradation and Drug Discovery Lab. Along with the addition of this group...

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Dsup, a protein unique to tardigrades, protects DNA from radiation: How does it do it?

by Centro de Biotecnología y Genómica de Plantas CBGP

​The outstanding ability of tardigrades to survive environmental extremes has attracted an enormous attention in biology and biotechnology

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A new mechanism of toxicity in Alzheimer's disease 
revealed by the 3D structure of Aβ protein assemblies

by IRB Barcelona - Instituto de Investigación Biomédica

Researchers led by Natàlia Carulla find that specific amyloid-beta (Aβ) protein ensembles have the capacity to disrupt the membrane of neurons, causing their death. The results have been publishe...

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Researchers identify a fundamental protein to guarantee liver regeneration

by Universitat de Barcelona

Researchers from the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Barcelona and the CELLEX Biomedical Research Centre from IDIBAPS, in collaboration with scientists from the University of Sydney, Universi...

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