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Indian scientists find a way to enhance fat-burning capacity of chilli

Researchers of CSIR-Central Food Technological Research Institute (CFTRI) have found that capsaicin - the hot factor present in chillies - could increase the effect of obestatin and thus help reduce fat in the body. Obestatin is a hormone which sends ‘stop eating’ signals...............

Study opens new avenue for preventing cancer

The scientists based at the National Institute of Immunology have found a way to stop the degradation of a protein called p53 that prevents cancer cells from proliferating and forming tumours in the body...................

Remedy for neuropathic pain could be in the offing

Researchers at Bengaluru-based Indian Institute of Science have found that lysozyme, an antibacterial protein that is found in body secretions like tears and saliva could be a leading cause for this type of pain............

New research insights may lead to personalized treatment for humans

The proteotype of an individual is substantially affected by both its sex and its diet, a new study has revealed..........

New technology may help engineer natural proteins in human body

Researchers say this methodology could label even a single protein in a mixture of proteins without altering their structures.............

Indian scientists identify proteins linked with wheat infection

Researchers at G.B.Pant University of Agriculture and Technology, Pantnagar and Rani Lakshmi Bai Central Agriculture University, Jhansi have identified various proteins in genetic make-up of the fungus which are responsible for damaging crops...………..

IIT Mandi team finds the target protein for action of antimalarial...

Hydroxychloroquine found to inhibit the activity of an important enzyme of Zika virus...……...

Millet pasta may be healthier option to wheat one: study

In the study, pigment responsible for the colour of millet was removed by soaking the grains in diluted hydrochloric acid, which is commonly used in food industry...…………..

Indian scientists discover a drug target for neurodegenerative diseases & cancer

Institute of Life Sciences (ILS) based scientists have found that while activation of a specific protein (TRIM16) in human cells can decrease protein aggregates which cause neurodegenerative diseases, its inactivation in cancer cells results in reduced tumor growth.........………………...

71% Indians living in cities suffer from poor muscle health, says...

As per a joint study by InBody & IPSOS, while 71 percent Indians across eight cities have poor muscle health, 68 percent Indians have lower body protein content than required levels, leading to poor muscle health...………………...