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Protein

A large biological molecule made up of a string of sub-units called amino acids. There are thousands of different proteins in the human body, each with a particular job. For example, haemoglobin carries oxygen around the blood.

Articles using this Glossary Item

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Artificial intelligence shows how the X chromosome folds and unfolds 18 October 2021 News
Podcast Review: CRISPR Stops Rare Genetic Disease in New Human Trial 18 October 2021 Review
Advances in Assisted Reproduction: What Can We Expect? 11 October 2021 Comment
Gene that determines severity of COVID-19 discovered 4 October 2021 News
Over one million potential genome-editing enzymes discovered in microbes 20 September 2021 News
Preimplantation signalling system discovered in human embryos 20 September 2021 News
Rejuvenation of stem cell epigenome offers osteoporosis hope 20 September 2021 News
Gene identified that plays a key role in severity of colon cancer 13 September 2021 News
Mechanism preventing Huntington's disease progression could lead to new therapies 6 September 2021 News
Research sheds light on the role of ACE2 in ovulation 31 August 2021 News
BRCA2 DNA repair errors implicated in infertility 23 August 2021 News
Genetic variants that cause hypertension in pregnancy identified 23 August 2021 News
Parkinson's disease genes involved in mitochondrial recycling 16 August 2021 News
Gene responsible for lack of sperm identified 9 August 2021 News
Genetic variations give insight into the age women start menopause 9 August 2021 News
Bio-Rad and 10x Genomics settle multiple patent rows 2 August 2021 News
Cerebral organoids show early signs of dementia 2 August 2021 News
Noncoding DNA sequence may play a role in ageing and cancer 2 August 2021 News
Artificial intelligence predicts structure of human proteins 26 July 2021 News
Stem cell model reveals how SARS-CoV-2 infects the brain 26 July 2021 News
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Events using this Glossary Item

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Functional Genomics and Systems Biology
30 November 2009 Wellcome Trust Conference Centre, Wellcome Trust Genome Campus, Hinxton, Cambridge CB10 1RQ, UK
An event addressing post-genomic science in humans and other organisms...
The Blind-Drunk Mutant Mouse: A Model for Schizophrenia?
19 November 2009 12midday Francis Crick Auditorium, Wellcome Trust Conference Centre, Wellcome Trust Genome Campus, Hinxton, Cambridge CB10 1RQ, UK
A discussion introduced by Professor Kay Davies, Head of Physiology, Anatomy and Genetics at the University of Oxford...