President's Message


ASBMB President Natalie Ahn shares autumn updates.

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Congress must act on funding


Congress must pass a fiscal 2018 spending plan this month that funds biomedical research and innovation.

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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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H. Alex Brown (1960 – 2017)


Colleagues honor the memory of a leader in the field of lipidomics who was a champion for quantitative science.

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Schlebach wins Tabor award for protein-folding work


JBC: Indiana U scientist studies how genetic mutations lead to the formation of misfolded proteins that disrupt cellular function.

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From the journals


Cow stomach fungi. Mouse weight loss. Flexible sperm. You'll find all this and more in our roundup of recent papers in Molecular & Cellular Proteomics, the Journal of Lipid Research and the Journal of Biological Chemistry.

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Antidote tested for biologic therapy side effects


JBC: Researchers seek safety mechanisms to reduce the risk of adverse reactions from “magic bullet” monoclonal antibodies in a recent Journal of Biological Chemistry paper.

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Protecting kidneys from cisplatin


A paper in the Journal of Lipid Research explores how to prevent injury to healthy cells while treating cancer with chemotherapy.

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Series: Alzheimer’s greatest genetic risk factor


The eight articles in this Journal of Lipid Research review series study a lipid carrier protein that greatly increases the risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease.

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Worms, too, slow down in old age


A paper in Molecular & Cellular Proteomics describes how roundworms reduce their rate of recycling certain proteins, thus stymying effort to dodge mortality.

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