Protein, you can't hide anymore


A recent report published in the journal Molecular & Cellular Proteomics by scientists from The Rockefeller University details an improved method for detecting protein–protein interactions in a cell’s natural environment.

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Paul Englund's ‘passion for parasites’


“I knew nothing, and had thought nothing, about parasites until 1971,” writes Paul Englund in the Journal of Biological Chemistry. “In fact, if you had asked me before then, I might have commented that parasites were rather disgusting.”

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How enzymes came to be


A recent thematic minireview series in the Journal of Biological Chemistry focuses on how enzymes acquire and optimize their traits.

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Metalloproteins and their metals


The Journal of Biological Chemistry recently published the sixth installment of an ongoing series about the role of metals in biochemistry and human health.

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Noncoding RNAS and alcoholic liver disease


Authors of a recent article in the Journal of Biological Chemistry investigated the precise mechanisms by which miRNAs contribute to cellular responses in alcoholic liver disease.

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Niacin and triglycerides


A study in the December issue of the Journal of Lipid Research presents important findings about the activity of a common niacin receptor.

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