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Biological Chemistry

Deadly Repeats
02.05.2008
Computer scientists reveals the code behind the onset and progression of Huntington's disease
 
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Birth of an Enzyme
24.03.2008
Scientists succeed in designing artificial enzymes that also undergo 'evolution in a test tube'
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Repeating Genes
21.11.2007

Scientists at the Weizmann Institute, using computer simulations, have...

Electron microscope images of a yeast (Candida   albicans) (top) and bacterial (Staphylococcus aureus) (bottom) cell, before (l) and after (r) treatment with synthetic lipopeptides, which damage their cell membranes
01.05.2007

Combining natural protein fragments could help defeat antibiotic resistant pathogens

Profs. Eitan Bibi and Deborah Fass. Working in the wet
01.05.2007
Proteases shouldn't work in the cell membrane. But they do.
Genetic Risk Factor
23.01.2007

Weizmann Institute scientists discover a genetic risk factor for smoking-linked head and neck cancer

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Joining Forces
26.12.2006
The 'resistance movement' founded by bacteria to combat antibiotics may be losing ground. By combining key properties of two...
(l-r) Sharon Reef and Prof. Adi Kimchi. One gene, two methods
01.10.2006
One gene encodes two versions of a protein -- each initiates a different cellular suicide program
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(l-r) Sharon Avkin, Leanne Toube, Prof. Zvi Livneh and Dr. Ziv Sevilya. Healthy compromise
01.10.2006
A newly discovered molecular security mechanism puts a limit on...
Silence of the Amoebae
30.08.2006

Weizmann Institute scientists render a disease-causing pathogen harmless

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