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Scientists pave the way for a new therapy for type 2...

The scientists have found that an enzyme called PIP4K in the body plays a major role in determining the ability of cells to detect and respond to the hormone insulin....................

Scientists gain new insight into neurodegenerative diseases using fruit flies

Taking cues from earlier research studies which had demonstrated that reduced Ataxin-2 levels in mice pre-disposed to ALS-like illness slowed down their onset and progression of neurodegeneration, the scientists focused on a particular protein............

Decoding a fruit fly to unravel the biology of taste!

A group of scientists at National Centre for Biological Sciences (NCBS) is focused on study of the progressive development of sensory and locomotory organs of the fruit fly, especially muscles, nerves, neural circuits and their behaviors....................

Understanding positioning system of cells may help unravel key diseases

Indian researchers are studying this positioning system in proteins like RDGB which ferry and move lipid molecules to maintain homeostatic levels of lipids in plasma membrane..............