MCP: Researchers identify proteins hijacked by respiratory syncytial virus


Researchers reported in the journal Molecular and Cellular Proteomics that they found 24 proteins that may serve as drug targets, given their direct interactions with one of the most crucial viral proteins.

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JBC: Microglia: The sentinels of the central nervous system


Microglia, the immune cells of the brain, constantly survey for signs of damage or infection. Microglia actively send their long, thin, branched processes throughout the brain, collectively scanning the entire brain once every few hours, according to the authors of a recent review published in the Journal of Biological Chemistry.

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