A molecular determinant of membrane protein targeting
Lipid News

A molecular determinant of membrane protein targeting

By Himani Dey & Abdur Rahaman
A study found that a nuclear envelope-localized protein depends on cardiolipin for translocation to its target membrane.
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News and Ideas

Nautilus founder unspirals a new approach to proteomics
Feature

Nautilus founder unspirals a new approach to proteomics

Sept. 21, 2021

Parag Mallick may be trying to launch a competing proteomics technique, but you won’t catch him badmouthing mass spectrometers.

From pigeon guano to the brain
Health Observance

From pigeon guano to the brain

Sept. 20, 2021

Exploring the journey of the deadly fungal pathogen Cryptococcus neoformans (and its less widespread but still quite serious cousin C. gattii).

In memoriam: Stephen Prescott
In Memoriam

In memoriam: Stephen Prescott

Sept. 20, 2021

A former JBC associate editor and president of the Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation, he wrote about his journey with cancer.

In memoriam: Teruko Tamura
In Memoriam

In memoriam: Teruko Tamura

Sept. 20, 2021

Trained as a verterinarian, Tamura made major contributions to cancer research focusing on the Src and FMS-like tyrosine kinases and signal transduction, gaining a worldwide reputation in the field.

Deadly fungal infections
Science Communication

Deadly fungal infections

Sept. 19, 2021

For hospitalized COVID-19 patients, antimicrobial-resistant infections may be a particularly devastating risk of hospitalization.

Calendar of events, awards and opportunities
Announcement

Calendar of events, awards and opportunities

Sept. 19, 2021

Happening this week: #ASBMBLovesPostdocs activities, including an interactive webinar on personal branding; #ASBMB2022 abstract system opens; AAAS advocacy workshop; and more.

Scientists must speak out against 'immune-boosting' supplements
Science Communication

Scientists must speak out against 'immune-boosting' supplements

Sept. 18, 2021

Supplements that claim to supercharge your T-cells, make your antibodies hum and otherwise make you invincible are all bunk, and scientists should speak out more about this misinformation.

Finding the right research path
Interview

Finding the right research path

Sept. 16, 2021

Karen Bornfeldt, an associate editor for the Journal of Lipid Research, investigates how diabetes increases cardiovascular disease risk.

From the journals: JBC
Journal News

From the journals: JBC

Sept. 15, 2021

Antibody interactions that change cytotoxicity. An atlas for macrophage activation. Anti–Zika virus natural products. Read about papers on these and other topics.

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