A new approach to targeting cancer cells

A new approach to targeting cancer cells

The UC Riverside research team has now met this challenge by exploring the development of drugs that target other potentially reactive amino acids, such as lysine, tyrosine, or histidine, which occur more often within the binding site of the target.

How a member of a family of light-sensitive proteins adjusts skin color

How a member of a family of light-sensitive proteins adjusts skin color

A team of Brown University researchers found that opsin 3 -- a protein closely related to rhodopsin, the protein that enables low-light vision -- has a role in adjusting the amount of pigment produced in human skin, a determinant of skin color.

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