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New advance in the study of Alzheimer's disease

Researchers at UAB and University of Stockholm have created a computer modelling of the structural malfunctioning of the ApoE4 protein when it enters into contact with the Amyloid beta molecule, the main cause of Alzheimer's disease. The research, published in PLoS...

Aven per Alzheimer
Tuberculosi als drogodependents

A Second Hydrocarbon Boom Threatens the Peruvian Amazon

A rapid and unprecedented proliferation of oil and gas concessions threatens the megadiverse Peruvian Amazon. The amount of area leased is on track to reach around 70% of the region, threatening biodiversity and indigenous people. This is one of the central...

Explotaci hidrocarburs a l'Amazones
Enteromyxum leei

The coordinating properties of metallothioneins in C. elegans

A research team made up of chemists of the UAB and biologists of the UB has studied the metallothionein system of the nematode Caenorhabditis elegans, a model organism in molecular biology. Although metallothioneins have been related to different...

Coordinaci de metalls a C.elegans

Evolution could be predictable

Clines are trends in a morphological variation due to environmental influences. In Drosophila flies, one of the known clines is the size of their wings depending on latitude. The study of the American populations of Drosophila suboscura, carried out by a group of UAB geneticists, has led to a...

Evoluci predictible a Drosophila

A new regenerable biocomponent for biosensing?

Biosensor performance and specificity strongly depends on the successful functionalisation of the sensing surface with appropriate capture biocomponents. A variety of bio-functionalisation strategies have been described to date, ranging from simple and fast random physisorption...

Captividin per a biosensors