This breakthrough is crucial as recent studies demonstrate that there is a correlation between the severity of these diseases and the intermediates formed during the process of amyloid fibril formation.
A team of British and Spanish researchers have developed COCO, a computer tool to increase the possibility of modelling proteins using data derived from nuclear magnetic resonance. The study, which is published the April issue of the journal Proteins, seeks to contribute to the information held in protein data banks.
They discover the relation between genes that affect the capacity of a cell to generate energy.
Researchers discover that the binding of three proteins is required to activate the programme of genes that are involved in the development of the nervous system of the fruit fly.
The study performed by IRB Barcelona and ICIQ on the p53 protein opens up a new strategy for the development of antitumor drugs.
L’aproximació de síntesi amb Reaccions MultiComponent revoluciona un procés encara massa llarg i costós.
Researchers at IRB Barcelona participate in Harvard University study, published in Nature Immunology
Four women experts offer practical advice on how to maintain leadership positions in science in a Forum organized by IRB Barcelona and the BBVA Foundation.
In Nature Cell Biology, researchers at IRB Barcelona describe a mechanism that governs adhesion between cells and therefore their capacity to move. The study may have implications in the fight against tumoral metastasis.
The European Science Forum 2008 (ESOF 2008) will be held in Barcelona from 18 to 22 July.