Northwestern Medicine scientists studied a poxvirus and demonstrated that ribosomes can selectively control the process of protein synthesis known as translation.
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A new study explains how mutations in a sodium channel can lead to a disorder causing insensitivity to pain.
Northwestern Medicine scientists have discovered the mechanism that drives primary lung allograft dysfunction, the leading cause of death after lung transplantation.
A new study has demonstrated how a specific class of immune cells represent a previously unknown link between high cholesterol and the development of symptoms characteristic of psoriasis.
Bioprosthetic ovaries produced using 3-D printing allowed otherwise infertile mice to successfully give birth to healthy mouse pups.
Weekly doses of glucocorticoid steroids, such as prednisone, help speed recovery in muscle injuries and repair muscles damaged by muscular dystrophy, according to a study.
A study published in Cancer Cell revealed the mechanism by which a gene fusion called ETO2-GLIS2 promotes the development of an aggressive form of acute megakaryoblastic leukemia.
An international team of scientists, led by Northwestern, has determined the 3-D atomic structure of more than 1,000 proteins that are potential drug and vaccine targets.
A new study shows that a neurodegenerative syndrome in older adults, frontotemporal dementia, shares several fundamental features with another neurodegenerative disease usually seen in children.
A study sheds new light on the molecular foundations of human acral lentiginous melanoma, a rare sun-shielded melanoma.