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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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Campaign to register stem cell donors saves baby 19 October 2020 News
Podcast Review: The Naked Scientists – Deafness gene identified 19 October 2020 Review
Podcast Review: Pimp My Genome – The wonderful world of epigenetics 5 October 2020 Review
Immunity gene mutations and autoantibodies linked to severe COVID-19 28 September 2020 News
Embryo development 'clock' differs in mouse and human 21 September 2020 News
Event Review: COVID-19 – Evidence and limitations of genetics in relation to BAME groups 14 September 2020 Review
Expanded carrier screening: careful what you look for 14 September 2020 Comment
Female's cervical mucus selects best sperm 24 August 2020 News
Gene helps explain higher stroke risk for black people 17 August 2020 News
Podcast Review: ASRM Today – Misconceptions about genetic counselling 17 August 2020 Review
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
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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...