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Telomeres: Telling Tails

by Elizabeth Blackburn
Telomeres: Telling Tails
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 4 years ago | 878 views
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Telomeres protect chromosome ends and help stabilize the genome. Throughout human life and in aging, telomeres often erode down, eventually causing cells to malfunction or die. The highly regulated cellular enzyme telomerase adds telomeric DNA to tel....

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The Origin of Reversible Protein Phosphorylation as a Regulatory Mechanism

by Edmond Fischer
The Origin of Reversible Protein Phosphorylation as a Regulatory Mechanism
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 4 years ago | 977 views
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Reversible protein phosphorylation can be considered one of the most prevalent mechanism by which eukaryotic cellular events are regulated. It is directly involved in numerous pathological conditions, and bacterial and viral diseases. This process wa....

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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 | 4 years ago | 781 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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Finding Mutations that Affect Immunity

by Bruce Beutler
Finding Mutations that Affect Immunity
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 4 years ago | 933 views
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Beginning with an exception to normal function caused by a genetic aberration, one may hope to find at least one protein with non-redundant function in a certain biological process. This approach permitted the identification of the receptor for bacte....

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Roles of the Ubiquitin System in Health and Disease

by Avram Hershko
Roles of the Ubiquitin System in Health and Disease
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 4 years ago | 707 views
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The selective degradation of many short-lived proteins in eukaryotic cells is carried out by the ubiquitin-mediated proteolytic system. In this pathway, proteins are targeted for degradation by covalent ligation to ubiquitin, a highly conserved small....

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00:33:00

Molecules Against Cancer or for Long-Term Memory Storage

by Roger Tsien
Molecules Against Cancer or for Long-Term Memory Storage
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 4 years ago | 617 views
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For cancer diagnosis and therapy, we are developing activatable cell penetrating peptides (ACPPs), synthetic molecules with a novel amplifying mechanism for homing to diseased tissues. ACPPs are polycationic cell penetrating peptides whose cellular u....

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00:31:00

Structural Aspects of Protease Control in Health and Disease

by Robert Huber
Structural Aspects of Protease Control in Health and Disease
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 4 years ago | 695 views
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This lecture starts out with a very brief review of the history of protein crystallography and continue with our studies since 1970 on proteolytic enzymes and their control. Proteolytic enzymes catalyse a very simple chemical reaction, the hydrolytic....

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00:32:00

Tickling Worms – Surprises from Basic Research

by Martin Chalfie
Tickling Worms – Surprises from Basic Research
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 4 years ago | 834 views
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Research, at least my research, has never been linear. I have found that my lab and I often double back on problems after years of inactivity or go off in entirely new directions as dictated by the work and people's interests This lack of direction r....

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00:29:00

Are We Going to Cure all Diseases and at What Price?

by Aaron Ciechanover
Are We Going to Cure all Diseases and at What Price?
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 4 years ago | 1015 views
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We are exiting the era where our approach to treatment of these and many other diseases is 'one size fits all', and enter a new era of 'personalized medicine' where we shall tailor the treatment according to the patient's molecular/mutational profile....

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Helix – Episode 8 – Wilson Disease

by Patricia Martin
Helix – Episode 8 – Wilson Disease
for 11-14 and upwards,
Undergraduate presentations | 11-14 and upwards | 5 years ago | 961 views
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This episode outlines details about Wilson disease, a rare disorder involving the amounts of copper in the body,  and the negative effects on vision and different organs.

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The End of Disease

by Roger Kornberg
The End of Disease
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 5 years ago | 1024 views
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The importance of transcription in cells and its effect on disease.

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2014 3MT Competition Finals: Early Disease Detection by Designing Better Sensors

by Rachel Armstrong
2014 3MT Competition Finals: Early Disease Detection by Designing Better Sensors
for 18-22 and upwards22 and upwards,
Postgraduate presentations | 18-22 and upwards22 and upwards | 5 years ago | 3622 views
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