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Three chaperones coordinate the breakup of amyloid fibrils in yeast

In a finding that has important ramifications for neurodegenerative disorders such as Alzheimer's disease, RIKEN researchers have discovered how three chaperone molecules in yeast cells work together to break up beta-sheet-rich fibrillar protein aggr.....»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxMay 27th, 2022

New yeast model can improve protein production

Microorganisms, such as baker's yeast, can be used as cell factories to produce different chemicals and proteins, such as commonly used pharmaceuticals as insulin. By modifying the cell factories researchers are trying to increase the yield and speed.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 13th, 2022

Could used beer yeast be the solution to heavy metal contamination in water?

A new analysis by researchers at MIT's Center for Bits and Atoms (CBA) has found that inactive yeast could be effective as an inexpensive, abundant, and simple material for removing lead contamination from drinking water supplies. The study shows tha.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 13th, 2022

Mutations thought to be harmless turn out to cause problems

Mutations in genes that don't alter proteins can still alter survival in yeast. Enlarge / The genetic code. Note that a lot of the amino acids (the outer layer, in grey) are encoded by several sets of three-base codes that share the fi.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsJun 11th, 2022

Tyrosine chassis for sustainable, high-yield production of useful compounds in yeast smart cells

Kobe University researchers have successfully developed a tyrosine chassis (a strain of microorganism with high tyrosine productivity) in the yeast Pichia pastoris through rational engineering. In addition they used this tyrosine chassis to develop s.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 10th, 2022

Molecules found in mucus can thwart fungal infection

Candida albicans is a yeast that often lives in the human digestive tract and mouth, as well as urinary and reproductive organs. Usually, it doesn't cause disease in its host, but under certain conditions, it can switch to a harmful form. Most Candid.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 6th, 2022

A ‘planetary breakup’ is among NASA’s sky-watching treats for June

NASA's sky-watching treats for June include views of a planetary breakup, a famous star cluster, and the Lyra constellation......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJun 6th, 2022

A ‘planetary breakup’ is among NASA’s skywatching treats for June

NASA's skywatching treats for June include views of a planetary breakup, a famous star cluster, and the Lyra constellation......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJun 6th, 2022

Alzheimer"s disease causes cells to overheat and "fry like eggs"

Researchers have shown that aggregation of amyloid-beta, one of two key proteins implicated in Alzheimer's disease, causes cells to overheat and "fry like eggs.".....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMay 31st, 2022

Three chaperones coordinate the breakup of amyloid fibrils in yeast

In a finding that has important ramifications for neurodegenerative disorders such as Alzheimer's disease, RIKEN researchers have discovered how three chaperone molecules in yeast cells work together to break up beta-sheet-rich fibrillar protein aggr.....»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated NewsMay 27th, 2022

Homeland Security Puts Its "Disinformation Governance Board" on Ice

Department of Homeland Security said it will pause on the agency's weeks-old Disinformation Governance Board. From a report: The board -- which had stated it's intended goal was to "coordinate countering misinformation related to homeland security.".....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsMay 18th, 2022

Study sheds new light on the mechanism of individual cell memory, using yeast as a model

Whi3 is a mnemon (Whi3mnem), or in other words, a protein that stores information in individual cells by forming stable super-assemblies. This memory state is then inherited by only one individual daughter cell at mitosis (individual memory). For exa.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMay 16th, 2022

Neil Patrick Harris deals with a bad breakup in "Uncoupled" teaser

Neil Patrick Harris joins forces with Sex and the City and Emily in Paris creator Darren Star and Modern Family and Frasier creator Jeffrey Richman for Netflix's upcoming series Uncoupled.The eight-episode series follows Michael (Patrick Harris) as h.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated NewsMay 6th, 2022

RIAA & Homeland Security’s IPR Center Team Up to Fight Online Piracy

The RIAA and the US Government's National Intellectual Property Rights Coordination Center (IPR Center) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to coordinate public and private sector efforts to disrupt online piracy. Criminal prosecutions for musi.....»»

Category: internetSource:  torrentfreakRelated NewsMay 1st, 2022

Machine Gun Kelly makes directorial debut with Good Mourning

Musician and actor Machine Gun Kelly is starring in and directing a new stoner comedy, Good Mourning, in which he plays an actor on the verge of a breakup......»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated NewsApr 20th, 2022

South Africa is Running Out of Marmite

A ban on booze has led to parched throats and dry toast. From a report: The love-it-or-loathe-it spread, invented in Britain at the start of the 20th century, is an extract of yeast. It is most commonly eaten spread thinly on buttered toast, but it c.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsApr 20th, 2022

Researchers discover yeast self-destruct pathway

The cells of some yeast species undergo what appears to be a self-destruct process following certain kinds of stress, according to a new study from researchers at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsApr 15th, 2022

Apples and other fruits can host drug-resistant, pathogenic yeasts on surfaces, study finds

Fungicides used to prolong shelf life of fruits may select for pathogenic yeasts and boost transmission. Those pathogens include Candida auris, a drug-resistant pathogenic yeast found in stored apples in a recent study......»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated NewsApr 5th, 2022

How cells control their borders

Bacteria, fungi, and yeast are very good at excreting useful substances such as weak acids. One way in which they do this is through passive diffusion of molecules across the cell membrane. At the same time, cells need to prevent leakage of numerous.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMar 30th, 2022

Long-suspected breakup between EA Sports, FIFA appears to be a done deal

Leaked name from Oct '21 appears to be confirmed: "I've asked around. That's the name." Enlarge / Ars Technica's MS Paint interpretation of what appears to be a finalized divorce between EA Sports and FIFA. (credit: EA Sports / Sam Mac.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsMar 25th, 2022

Materials Scientists Make Pizza Dough -- Without the Yeast

sciencehabit shares a report from Science.org: When he was 25, materials scientist Ernesto Di Maio developed a yeast allergy and broke out in hives whenever he ate pizza, which was somewhat embarrassing for a son of Naples, Italy. "My wife loves pizz.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsMar 24th, 2022