Tag: interactome

July 2018
Two doctors look at a brain scan with a "fingerprint" pattern over the grey matter area.
Opinion / Viewpoint

Unique brain ‘fingerprints’ may narrow search for autism subtypes

by ,  /  10 July 2018

Grouping people with autism based on their unique brain-activity ‘fingerprints’ may help to identify subtypes of the condition.

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June 2018
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New health handbook; evidence imbalance; social motivation and more

by  /  22 June 2018

The latest manual of international disease codes is out, a franchise claims to have an autism cure, and two reports diverge on the validity of the social-motivation hypothesis.

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April 2018
scientific illustration of protein mutations
News / Toolbox

Web-based tools reveal mutations’ effects on proteins

by  /  27 April 2018

Two new online resources help researchers predict how mutations alter protein structure.

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February 2017
Opinion / Viewpoint

Tangled web of proteins holds clues to autism’s complexity

by  /  28 February 2017

Understanding how mutations in genes linked to autism perturb the different versions of proteins the genes form could reveal new targets for treatments.

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January 2017
News / Toolbox

Online atlas reveals huge array of protein connections

by  /  13 January 2017

A new web-based tool charts the myriad contacts among human proteins.

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March 2016
Opinion / Q&A

Questions for Richard Tsien: Taking apart autism’s machinery

by  /  22 March 2016

Autism may stem from faulty feedback loops in the brain, like an air conditioning system gone awry.

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July 2015
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New method vets quality of antibodies for experimental use

by  /  15 July 2015

Researchers have devised a reliable technique for evaluating how well antibodies home in on specific molecules in scientific experiments. The new approach could take some of the guesswork out of studies that use antibodies to label and isolate proteins.

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March 2015
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Glowing sensors shine new light on protein interactions

by  /  4 March 2015

Researchers may soon be able to easily visualize protein pairings in living cells through vibrant flashes of color.

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October 2014
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Database details neural gene interactions in developing mice

by  /  8 October 2014

A new online resource called MouseID Genes stores information about gene interactions in the developing mouse brain and spinal cord.

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May 2014
News

Network of autism-linked proteins reveals new interactions

by  /  12 May 2014

Researchers have mapped interactions between hundreds of variants of proteins made from known autism risk genes, they reported 11 April in Nature Communications. The highly connected network reveals that autism genes tend to interact with each other and with many more partners than suspected.

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