Articles Tagged with “PROTEINS”

Robert Lefkowitz is best known for revealing the mechanism behind hundreds of drugs in use today. But he thinks of himself as a storyteller first and has a new book out to make his case.

They represent a small minority of victims. But their illness could hold valuable lessons about how COVID-19 works—and how to stop it.

Could Parkinson’s disease, a brain disorder, have its origin somewhere else? A controversial theory is gaining ground.

The 2017 Nobel Prize in Chemistry brought cryo-electron microscopy to the front page. What is it and why is it changing drug discovery?

The best place to observe the building blocks of the human body might be in outer space.

When proteins misfold, molecular chaos ensues, leading to cystic fibrosis and other ills. New research aims to unwind the mistakes.

The protein endothelin shows up everywhere, so scientists hoped blocking its action could treat many diseases. It hasn’t happened—yet.