Nanoparticles, son

As far as conventional imaging methods go, changes in the tumor microenvironment have consistently evaded detection. However, researchers at the Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Children’s Hospital have developed a new, noninvasive method to measure and monitor the effectiveness

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Not So Sweet Sugar

The chaperone protein, glucose-regulated protein 94 (GRP94), typically ensures that things run smoothly in the cell world by ensuring that proteins fold properly. However, if GRP94 becomes glycosylated (has a sugar added to it), it transitions from a flexible protein

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Guts and Glory

In my main wheelhouse, some new and exciting news is brewing: A research team led by Dr. Sebastian Zeissig has found an enzyme essential for intestinal stem cell survival, differentiation, and homeostasis known as SETDB1. It also shows some anti-inflammatory

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Our Camelid Friends

An article recently published in Cell’s website has shed some light on a study about the neutralization of betacoronaviruses using single-domain camelid antibodies. Llamas were used as the testing analog and immunized with stabilized betacoronavirus spike proteins, which resulted in

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