Accurate Protein Production Promotes Longevity
Accurate Protein Production Promotes Longevity
Worms, flies, and yeast live longer if the fidelity of their protein-making machinery is improved, a study shows.
Accurate Protein Production Promotes Longevity
Accurate Protein Production Promotes Longevity

Worms, flies, and yeast live longer if the fidelity of their protein-making machinery is improved, a study shows.

Worms, flies, and yeast live longer if the fidelity of their protein-making machinery is improved, a study shows.

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Infographic: Synthetases and the Evolution of Circulatory Systems
Infographic: Synthetases and the Evolution of Circulatory Systems
Amber Dance | Jun 1, 2020
Aminoacyl tRNA synthetases picked up new protein domains that participate in vasculature formation around the same time that organisms evolved key adaptations in the circulatory system.
Protein Synthesis Enzymes Have Evolved Additional Jobs
Protein Synthesis Enzymes Have Evolved Additional Jobs
Amber Dance | Jun 1, 2020
Aminoacyl-tRNA synthetases, which help translate the genetic code into protein, also function in angiogenesis, fat metabolism, and more.
Ribosomal DNA Copy Numbers Decrease in Some Cancers
Ribosomal DNA Copy Numbers Decrease in Some Cancers
Abby Olena | Jun 22, 2017
An analysis of human cancer genome projects uncovers a counterintuitive loss of ribosomal gene copies.
Cell-free Protein Synthesis
Cell-free Protein Synthesis
Karen Zusi | Dec 31, 2015
Researchers build a microfluidics system to create proteins without living cells.
Single-Unit Synthetic Ribosome
Single-Unit Synthetic Ribosome
Ruth Williams | Jul 29, 2015
Scientists build a specialized ribosome with linked subunits that can translate designer transcripts in bacteria.
Added Layers of Proteome Complexity
Added Layers of Proteome Complexity
Anna Azvolinsky | Jul 17, 2014
Scientists discover a broad spectrum of alternatively spliced human protein variants within a well-studied family of genes.