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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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Coronavirus may infect embryos early in pregnancy 10 August 2020 News
Embryonic stem cells shown to promote self-renewal 10 August 2020 News
Longer education may lower risk for people with Alzheimer's gene 10 August 2020 News
Known genes associated with male infertility doubled 3 August 2020 News
Discovery of a tiny CRISPR protein perfect for human genome editing 27 July 2020 News
Rare genetic variant increases pain threshold during childbirth 27 July 2020 News
Genome editing in mitochondria finally possible 13 July 2020 News
CRISPR trial shows promising results for sickle cell and thalassaemia 22 June 2020 News
Pregnancy protects against breast cancer by changing the epigenome 1 June 2020 News
Hair regeneration using stem cells to treat baldness 26 May 2020 News
Novel gene discovered that helps keep some people thin 26 May 2020 News
Breast and ovarian cancer drug repurposed to treat prostate cancer 4 May 2020 News
Clinical results released from a novel blood-based multicancer test 4 May 2020 News
Investigational new drug may be beneficial in treating severe COVID-19 4 May 2020 News
Stress impacts sperm and brain development of offspring 30 March 2020 News
Egg enzyme unpacks paternal genome 23 March 2020 News
Premature birth may have long-term epigenetic effects 9 March 2020 News
Global cancer genome study reveals genetic secrets 10 February 2020 News
DNA sequencing used to combat coronavirus 3 February 2020 News
'Rubber band' protein blamed for falling female fertility with age 25 November 2019 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...