President's Message


Natalie Ahn introduces an important essay in this issue: What does it mean to be a biochemist today?

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News from the Hill


Benjamin Corb tackles the issue of reproducibility in biomedical research.

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Member Update


Find out what's going on in the lives of ASBMB members. Send us your updates.

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Retrospective: Susan Lindquist


Jeffery Kelly and Richard Morimoto say goodbye to their colleague and friend Susan Lindquist.

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Retrospective: Thressa C. Stadtman


P. Boon Chock and Rodney Levine celebrate Thressa Stadtman's many accomplishments.

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Cox wins Tabor award


Thomas Cox at the Garvan Institute of Medical Research won for work on the extracellular matrix.

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Hidden information in mRNA


Researchers determined which enzyme removes a modification on adenosine that affects mRNA stability.

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Lipid News


Nuclear inositide-specific phospholipase Cβ1 is linked to a type of leukemia and a form of muscular dystrophy.

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JBC: A factory runs riot


Researchers figured out how a structurally diverse group of natural products, called thalassospiramides, is made.

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MCP: Predicting when blood goes bad


Researchers generated a model based on five key metabolic factors for predicting how long blood can be stored.

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JLR: Targeting cholesterol for ALS treatment


Patients with ALS have higher levels of cholesterol around their brain than people without the disease.

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