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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 predicts structure of human proteins 26 July 2021 News
Stem cell model reveals how SARS-CoV-2 infects the brain 26 July 2021 News
US funding boost for single-gene disorder research 26 July 2021 News
Women with sickle cell not given adequate information about reproductive health 26 July 2021 News
Event Review: Shining a Light on Genetic Disorders – Genetic eye disorders 12 July 2021 Review
Genetic variant discovered that protects against obesity 12 July 2021 News
CRISPR genome editing treatment shows promise for genetic disorder 5 July 2021 News
Epigenetics and bioethics of human embryonic development: a birds' eye perspective 5 July 2021 Comment
Reversal of biological age detected in mouse and human embryos 5 July 2021 News
Antibodies from COVID-19 vaccines do not cause infertility in women 28 June 2021 News
Epigenetics study reveals how genes are regulated in dementia 21 June 2021 News
Gene mutation affecting sperm tail development identified 21 June 2021 News
Potential new approach identified for treating BRCA-related cancers 21 June 2021 News
What's in the Pipeline for Male Infertility? 21 June 2021 Comment
Gene variant identified linked to asymptomatic COVID-19 14 June 2021 News
Noncoding genome sheds light on developmental disorders 7 June 2021 News
PARP inhibitor is most effective in ovarian cancer patients with DNA repair mutations 10 May 2021 News
Potential genetic target for leukaemia treatment identified 10 May 2021 News
Sensing changes in DNA structure implicated in disease 10 May 2021 News
Ageing impairs critical final egg maturation stage 4 May 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...