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MCP: Deciphering the RAF inhibitor paradox


In a study published in the journal Molecular & Cellular Proteomics, researchers aimed to delineate the changes that underlie a paradoxical effect seen in cancers that have mutations in a central member of the MAPK pathway.

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Lipid News: Nuclear phosphoinositides


Phosphoinositide lipids, which exist outside nuclear membranes within the nucleoplasm, have been observed in all eukaryotes, but we still know next to nothing about what they do.

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JBC: Zinc homeostasis and autophagy


A study in the Journal of Biological Chemistry by the lab of Nobel laureate Yoshinori Ohsumi revealed that the cellular-degradation system known as autophagy is another consequence of zinc starvation.

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JLR: Protein regulates lung coating in mice and men


A study in the Journal of Lipid Research found that a gene variant in patients with pulmonary alveolar proteinosis affects the activation of a protein called ABCG1.

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JBC: A causal gene for X-linked intellectual disability


A recent study in the Journal of Biological Chemistry reports a new causal gene for X-linked intellectual disability, a heritable condition that primarily affects males.

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MCP: Proteomics for understanding infectious diseases


The journal Molecular & Cellular Proteomics celebrates how the field of proteomics has granted researchers a deeper understanding of pathogenic infections.

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