JBC: Breaking up the bone breakdown


A study recently published in the Journal of Biological Chemistry describes a new pathway involved in bone breakdown, offering novel targets for pharmaceutical interventions against osteoporosis.

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JBC: Thematic series on radical SAM enzymes


The Journal of Biological Chemistry published a series of reviews about the diversity of chemical reactions catalyzed by SAM enzymes and their shared structural and mechanistic themes.

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MCP: See algae run


An international team of researchers recently reported in Molecular & Cellular Proteomics that the algae may run their own exit strategy when stressful conditions set in.

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ASBMB journals to request researcher ID numbers


The three journals published by the American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology soon will begin collecting ORCIDs — unique researcher ID numbers — during the article-submission process.

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JLR: Two drugs are better than one


“Cholesterol: We can’t live with it, can’t live without it,” quips Gregory Graf of the University of Kentucky, whose research team wrote in the Journal of Lipid Research about a potentially powerful two-drug combination that appears to be pretty good at removing the sometimes pesky molecule from the body.

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