BACE2 inhibition aggravates the metabolic consequences of a high-fat diet in mice

by Fundació Clínic per a la Recerca Biomèdica

Type 2 diabetes (DM2) and obesity are closely linked. A study conducted by researchers from CIBERDEM and IDIBAPS has demonstrated that the absence of the protease BACE2 (β-site APP-cleaving enzyme 2)...

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​ To die or not to die in response to stress, a decision regulated by MK2 protein levels

by IRB Barcelona - Instituto de Investigación Biomédica

Researchers at IRB Barcelona unveil a pathway that determines the fate of cells in response to stress conditions and identify an important mechanism that recovers cell balance.

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CNIO researchers help to decipher the structure of the large molecular machine that assembles and activates mTOR

by CNIO - Centro Nacional de Investigaciones Oncológicas

The mTOR protein assembles as part of a large macromolecular complex involved in cancer and nutrition, ageing and other essential processes in the body

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State-of-the-art infrastructure to speed up protein analysis in Catalonia

by Centre for Genomic Regulation

​Seven leading biomedical research institutes in Catalonia have teamed up to create a new state-of-the-art infrastructure for the study and analysis of proteins. The newly acquired high-tech equipme...

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Unraveling the role of HOP as a central hub in response to stress in plants

by Centro de Biotecnología y Genómica de Plantas CBGP

Protein folding is an essential step for protein functionality. In eukaryotes this process is carried out by multiple chaperones that act in a cooperative manner to maintain the proteome homeostasis. ...

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Taking aim at COVID-19’s most wanted targets

by CAS, a division of the American Chemical Society

COVID-19, the disease caused by the novel coronavirus SARS-CoV-2, has infected ​several million people and resulted in hundreds of thousands of deaths worldwide. Although remde​sivir and f​avipi...

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Natac extracts proteins and antioxidants from tomato residue

by Natac Group

The tomato is a widely spread crop throughout the world, it has important production areas in many countries and has managed to position itself as one of the pillars of world vegetable production. Acc...

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Researchers identify the binding model of Congo Red dye to amyloid fibrils

by Universitat de Barcelona

The aggregation of proteins in amyloid structure, a process described in mammals and fungus and bacteria, is implied in about 36 human diseases, including Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease ...

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Pro-Enrich Project

by Natac Group

Development of novel functional proteins and bioactive ingredients using rapeseed, olive, tomato and citrus by-products for use in food, cosmetics, animal feed and adhesives.

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How we will defeat coronavirus

by Universitat Jaume I

Opinion article of Ferran Martinez-Garcia, Professor of Cellular Biology, Predepartmental Unit of Medicine, Universitat Jaume I

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Bacteria might help other bacteria to tolerate antibiotics better

by UPF - Universitat Pompeu Fabra

A study by the the Dynamical Systems Biology lab reveals that when the two species of bacteria coexist, their response to the antibiotic is opposite to when they are alone.

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