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Spinning a Yarn with the p53 Cancer Protein

Written by Charlotte Harrison, science writer  The tumour suppressor protein p53 is a key controller of cell proliferation. Mutations that […]

Understanding How Microbiome Proteins Are Involved in Disease

Written by Vered Smith, Science Writer  Researchers have developed an interaction network that can identify how commensals (such as many […]

Scientists discover proteins that could predict liver transplant rejection

Northwestern University researchers have discovered families of proteins that could potentially predict which patients may reject a new organ transplant. […]

Exome sequencing data from UK Biobank links protein-coding variants to health

A massive effort using exome sequencing data from more than 450,000 UK Biobank participants has revealed rare and common gene […]

Studying cancer through the lens of protein-protein interactions

Researchers at the Cancer Cell Map Initiative have explored hundreds of previously unknown protein-protein interactions suspected to drive cancer. Their […]

Inhibition of protein reverses hallmark of motor neurone disease

A new study, led by scientists at UCL and the Francis Crick Institute, has found that the inhibition of an […]

The impact of protein structure prediction on variant interpretation

A new review paper, published in the Journal of Molecular Biology, has investigated the impact of advanced protein structure prediction […]

RNA-binding protein deletion leads to leukaemia disease attenuation

New research led by scientists from UCLA has shown that the deletion of an RNA-binding protein can significantly increase survival […]

AlphaFold 2 open up protein structure prediction software for all

Source code for AlphaFold 2, an algorithm that predicts 3D protein structure with unprecedented accuracy, is now freely available. Proteins […]

Protein architecture of budding yeast

Researchers have mapped the binding locations of over 400 different proteins on the yeast genome, providing the most thorough and […]