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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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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
Duchenne gene therapy trial halted after serious reaction 18 November 2019 News
Woman has mutation which may protect against Alzheimer's 11 November 2019 News
Alcohol causes epigenetic brain changes that could trigger cravings 4 November 2019 News
Healthy bone marrow may be important in fertility 23 September 2019 News
Event Review: Transforming Medicine - The Promise of Human Genome Editing for Rare and Genetic Disease 16 September 2019 Review
Genome-editing shows potential for treating HIV in patient 16 September 2019 News
Study reveals genes linked to left-handedness 9 September 2019 News
DNA mutation lets some people live healthily on less sleep 2 September 2019 News
Genome-editing tool offers hope for intractable genetic diseases 2 September 2019 News
Blood test detects ovarian cancer two years earlier 27 August 2019 News
Mitochondria linked to stem cell transplant rejection 27 August 2019 News
NHS approves gene-silencing drug for rare hereditary condition 15 July 2019 News
New blood test could help diagnose ovarian cancer 24 June 2019 News
Scientist plans to make more genome-edited babies 17 June 2019 News
Lung-disease gene edited in mice in the womb 29 April 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...