Unraveling the mystery of TDP-43, a versatile protein involved in several Neurodegenerative disorders

The TDP-43 protein is involved in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) and in frontotemporal dementia (FTLD...

How do temperature and competition affect true fruit flies and their natural enemies?

True fruit flies (Tephritidae) have an economic impact of hundreds of millions (USD) in the USA alone. They...

Engineering Bacteria of the Lung Microbiome to Degrade Carcinogens and Toxins

Benzene is a toxic compound found in air polluted from cigarette smoke, car exhaust, and industry. It is known...

Amelioration of Alpha-Synuclein in Parkinson's Disease through potentiated protein-protein interactions

Aggregation of misfolded alpha synuclein protein is a key feature of Parkinson's Disease (PD), which afflicts...

Uncovering a potential causative agent of Crohn's disease - Mycobacterium avium paratuberculosis

There is speculation that the bacterium, Mycobacterium avium paratuberculosis (MAP), is a causative agent of...

Life after lava: Genetic analysis on a Hawaiian endemic to infer disturbance succession related to climate change

Dubautia scabra is a native plant on the Hawaiian islands, and is the first flowering plant on new lava flows...

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