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Here’s the latest good and bad news about COVID-19 drugs
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Here’s the latest good and bad news about COVID-19 drugs

May 26, 2022

After vaccines, antivirals and a monoclonal antibody are the next line of defense.

ARPA-H threatens the biomedical innovation pipeline
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ARPA-H threatens the biomedical innovation pipeline

May 25, 2022

Congress must find a way to fund the new agency without crippling the NIH and the curiosity-driven research it supports.

Zinc is a metal essential to life
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Zinc is a metal essential to life

May 25, 2022

Scientists have discovered a protein that helps keep cells alive when zinc levels are low.

The mechanism of the monkeypox antiviral
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The mechanism of the monkeypox antiviral

May 24, 2022

As monkeypox becomes an international concern, interest grows in tecovirimat; this smallpox drug targets a structural protein that helps wrap the virus in a second lipid bilayer.

Researchers investigate self-regulation of an enzyme with critical cellular functions
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Researchers investigate self-regulation of an enzyme with critical cellular functions

May 24, 2022

They found that one mechanism of CK1 activity, and thus one mechanism of regulation, is the self-phosphorylation of a conserved amino acid residue in its catalytic domain.

What is monkeypox?
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What is monkeypox?

May 23, 2022

A microbiologist explains what’s known about this smallpox cousin.

2022 voter guide
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2022 voter guide

May 23, 2022

Learn about the positions and candidates running for ASBMB Council, secretary, Publications Committee and Nominating Committee.

A simple method to determine phase preference of proteins on live cell membranes
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A simple method to determine phase preference of proteins on live cell membranes

May 22, 2022

“The phase preference of molecules used to be difficult and time-consuming to establish. This new method, detected by chance, provides results in at most 15 minutes on live cells,” Thorsten Wohland said.

Calendar of events, awards and opportunities
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Calendar of events, awards and opportunities

May 22, 2022

Just added: Workshop series in June for educators about course-based undergraduate research experiences. Also, late-breaking abstracts for our mass spec meeting are now being accepted.

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Finding sarcoidosis: A clinical game of hide and seek
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On one side of the bench-to-bedside spectrum, researchers are trying to identify the cause of sarcoidosis. On the other, clinicians are trying to avoid misdiagnosis as the disease's prevalence and presentation varies. Read More

The scramble for protein nanopore sequencing
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As this method of sequencing DNA becomes widespread, a once-elusive goal is biophysicists’ next target. Read More

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