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Liss 00:14:00

A biochemist investigating Parkinson’s Disease

by Birgit Liss
A biochemist investigating Parkinson’s Disease
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 8 years ago | 948 views
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Dr Liss investigates Parkinson's disease with genetics

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Fisher 01:16:00

A molecular window into speech and language

by Simon Fisher
A molecular window into speech and language
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 7 years ago | 835 views
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Our capacity for complex speech and language remains one of the most intriguing aspects of being human. It has long been suspected that some answers to this enigma will be found buried within the genome. With recent advances in genetic technologies, ....

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Hill 00:10:00

Anti-oxidants

by Ryan Hill
Anti-oxidants
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 7 years ago | 836 views
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Anti-oxidants and their importance in diet

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Rueda 00:10:00

Bioenergetics of Cancer Cells

by Elda Rueda
Bioenergetics of Cancer Cells
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 6 years ago | 729 views
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A brief summary from the literature about cancer cells' metabolism; 1) the major pathways cancer cells use to generate energy and macromolecules efficiently and rapidly and 2) the enzymes cancer cells up-regulate to control those pathways.

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From Bench to Bedside 00:47:00

From bench to bedside: KATP channels and neonatal diabetes

by Frances Ashcroft
From bench to bedside: KATP channels and neonatal diabetes
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 4 years ago | 581 views
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Whether you eat a whole box of chocolates or fast for the day, the pancreatic beta-cells ensure that your blood glucose level remains relatively constant by regulating the release of insulin from the pancreatic beta-cells. Diabetes results when insul....

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Pepys 01:08:00

From proteins to drugs

by Mark Pepys
From proteins to drugs
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 7 years ago | 587 views
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The normal proteins which circulate in human blood are either known or presumed to have beneficial functions. However normal immunity and inflammation proteins can cause or exacerbate disease in addition to helping to resist infections.

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Mohamed Seikh Mohamed 00:58:00

Investigating the ribosome inactivating protein-curcin, as a protent therapeutic candidate in nano-drug delivery systems

by Mohamed Seikh Mohamed
Investigating the ribosome inactivating protein-curcin, as a protent therapeutic candidate in nano-drug delivery systems
for 18-22 and upwards,
Postgraduate presentations | 18-22 and upwards | 3 years ago | 674 views
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During the defence of his doctoral thesis, Mohamed describes his work and investigation of curcin, the ribosome-inactivating protein and the ways it may be used in the treatment of cancer.

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Ion channels 00:30:00

Ion Channels: Their Discovery, their Function and their Role in Diseases

by Erwin Neher
Ion Channels: Their Discovery, their Function and their Role in Diseases
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 2 years ago | 425 views
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The concept of bioelectricity emerged in the late 18th century, based on the experiments of Galvani and Volta. Sixty years ago, Hodgkin and Huxley showed that the nerve impulse is a result of permeability changes of the nerve membrane. This raised th....

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Khan 00:08:00

Lapatinib treatment for HER2 Positive Breast Cancer

by Abir Kahn
Lapatinib treatment for HER2 Positive Breast Cancer
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 6 years ago | 2561 views
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Discussion on the background information, etiology, and treatment of HER2 positive breast cancer.

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RS Ellis 01:04:00

Molecular chaperones: how cells stop proteins from misbehaving

by R. John Ellis
Molecular chaperones: how cells stop proteins from misbehaving
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 4 years ago | 1330 views
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Proteins are the action molecules of all cells, and to function properly, protein chains must fold and assemble correctly. But each chain of every protein runs the risk that it will combine with one or more identical chains to form nonfunctional aggr....

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Remya Nair 00:47:00

Nanomaterials as growth effectors and imaging agents in rice plants and its scope in plant science

by Remya Nair
Nanomaterials as growth effectors and imaging agents in rice plants and its scope in plant science
for 18-22 and upwards,
Postgraduate presentations | 18-22 and upwards | 3 years ago | 1090 views
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Ramya talks about the ways in which nanomaterials can affect rice-plant growth and also be used for imaging purposes.  This talk was part of her PhD thesis defence.

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Greenfield 00:59:00

Nuts and Bolts of the Mind

by Susan Greenfield
Nuts and Bolts of the Mind
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 8 years ago | 615 views
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Susan Greenfield conducts us on an exhilarating tour of brain. A brief fascinating historical introduction is followed by a discussion on our present, admittedly limited, understanding of this amazing organ. Members of the group handle (and dissect) ....

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