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In the kitchen, a way to treat cystic fibrosis?

In the kitchen, a way to treat cystic fibrosis?

A spice may protect a mutant, but functional, protein from the cell’s quality control system.

A possible compound for the treatment of cystic fibrosis may be as close as the kitchen spice rack. Researchers at Yale and the University of Toronto reported recently in Science that curcumin, an...

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Molecular players shown to affect nerve fibers in multiple sclerosis

Until recently, researchers knew very little about the neural molecules associated with secondary progressive multiple sclerosis (MS), a nerve-degenerating autoimmune disease that afflicts almost 3...

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Picturing an enzymatic RNA

More than 20 years ago scientists discovered that RNA, and not just proteins, could act like an enzyme. Now Yale...

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How Salmonella survives

Yale scientists have discovered how Salmonella, a bacterium that causes food poisoning and typhoid, escapes the innate...

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