A collection of articles in Biochemistry, the study of the structure and function of cellular components, such as proteins, carbohydrates, lipids, nucleic acids, and other biomolecules, and of their functions and transformations during life processes
Protein Biochemistry (28)
Lipid Biochemistry (30)
New evidence that collagen type III becomes covalently added to the polymeric fabric of adult human articular cartilage is presented.
Cartilage contains a variety of proteoglycans that are essential for its normal function.
Researchers have discovered that tumors release fatty acids that interfere with the cells that are trying to kill them.
A group of Belgian researchers has determined that a pregnant woman's ability to metabolize fats is determined not only by her genes but by her baby's genes as well.
Scientists have determined that decay-accelerating factor (DAF), a protein found in epithelial cells in the stomach, acts as a receptor for the bacteria Helicobacter pylori.
Until about 15 years ago, insulin was believed primarily responsible for turning carbohydrates into fat.
Scientists report that a molecule previously thought to play a purely structural and inert role in cells is actually involved in multidrug resistance in cancer.
Researchers have shown that, under the right circumstances, hydrogen can form multicenter bonds, where one hydrogen atom simultaneously bonds to as many as four or six other atoms.
Hormone replacement therapy may help reduce a woman's risk of heart attack, by lowering blood levels of the most potentially destructive form of cholesterol, according to a study.
A group of Japanese scientists has discovered that cannabinoids can cause some white blood cells to lose their ability to migrate to the sites of infection and inflammation.
A review on the recent advances in the understanding of the role of the p38 MAPK signaling cascade in CD4 T cells and the consequences that its inhibition provokes in T cell functions in vitro and in vivo.
In this article, many of the whole-animal studies regarding the systemic effects of inhaled NO are reviewed in the context of this emerging understanding of the complexities of NO biochemistry.
A popular dietary supplement, Coenzyme Q, accelerates aging and death in a microscopic worm studied by UCLA biochemists.
Biochemist have developed technology that increases the amount of vitamin C in plants, including grains, by increasing the amount of the enzyme that is responsible for recycling vitamin C.
Neurons in the brain and spinal cord come in two flavors, excitatory neurons that transmit and amplify signals, and inhibitory neurons that inhibit and refine those signals
The nuclear receptor superfamily describes a related but diverse array of transcription factors, which include nuclear hormone receptors (NHRs)1 and orphan nuclear receptors.
The authors discussed the basic components of the UPR pathways, the physiological roles of the UPR signaling, and the future direction of the field.
Study shows that treatment of cells with ketone bodies increased the proteolysis of long-lived proteins under conditions in which most proteolysis is due to Chaperone-mediated autophagy.
A New Class of Peroxisome Proliferator-activated Receptor Agonists with a Novel Binding Epitope Shows Antidiabetic Effects*
In here the authors described a new class of PPAR agonists, the 5-substituted 2-benzoylaminobenzoic acids (2-BABAs)...
In this study the x-ray structure of bovine aquaporin 0 (AQP0) was determined to a resolution of 2.2 Å.