Thematic minireview series highlights phosphorylation in prokaryotes


Contributor Jenna Hendershot offers a glimpse at a new thematic series in The Journal of Biological Chemistry about different prokaryotic protein kinases and the wide conservation of protein phosphorylation as a mode of cellular regulation.

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The dual roles of metabolic hydrogen peroxide


Contributor Donna Kridelbaugh covers a recent minireview in The Journal of Biological Chemistry by Helmut Sies, the originator of the concept of oxidative stress.

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Glucose homeostasis


Contributor Joseph P. Tiano reports on a recent minireview in The Journal of Biological Chemistry that explores the crucial role of the gastrointestinal tract in whole-body glucose homeostasis.

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Finding what makes biofilms hard to defeat in lung infections


ASBMB Today science writer Rajendrani Mukhopadhyay writes about a recent paper in the journal Molecular & Cellular Proteomics that reports the entire protein content of a certain type of biofilm that plagues cystic fibrosis patients.

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Breast cancer gene involved in skeletal muscle energy metabolism


ASBMB Today science writer Rajendrani Mukhopadhyay writes about a recent paper in the Journal of Lipid Research wherein researchers reported that the breast cancer gene BRCA1 also is expressed in skeletal muscle.

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