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Different immune responses identified in patients with COVID-19

Researchers identify differences in immune response in asymptomatic COVID-19 cases compared to those with severe…

By Oana Stroe

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wild lichen

Using metagenomic techniques to explore lichens

Researchers have used a metagenomics approach to piece together the genomes of yeasts found in wild…

By Vicky Hatch

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Data sharing in Latin America

The value of open data for Latin American science

Scientists from the CABANA project explore how open data is benefiting global research…

By Vicky Hatch

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ChEMBL used for COVID-19 drug discovery

Repurposing drugs to manage COVID-19 progression

Researchers use large-scale human genetic studies to identify drug targets important for managing COVID-19 in its early…

By Vicky Hatch

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EMBL Hamburg lights the way to folding next-level origami

Using EMBL Hamburg’s world-class structural biology infrastructure, researchers advance the folding of protein ‘origami’ designed in the…

By Ivy Kupec

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Genetics of ageing

Linking genetics and age-related diseases

Researchers have used human medical and genetic data from UK Biobank to investigate the genetics of age-related…

By Vicky Hatch

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A model of Glycine Transporter 1, which is located in the cell membrane. In its lower-middle part, it is bound by its inhibitor, which is a much smaller molecule. At its top, Glycine Transporter 1 is bound by a synthetic mini-antibody, called a sybody.

New perspectives for treating psychiatric disorders

Scientists have determined the structure of Glycine Transporter 1. The finding could open new avenues for developing therapeutics for psychiatric…

By Dorota Badowska

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Induced pluripotent stem cells reveal causes of disease

Scientists in the Stegle group and colleagues have studied induced pluripotent stem cells from around 1,000 donors to identify correlations between…

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Pfam releases structures for every protein family

Thousands of new protein structure models, prected using deep learning, now available to…

By Oana Stroe

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New avenues for eradicating cancer

A new method has the potential to boost international research efforts to find drugs that eradicate cancer at its…

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Human genomes provide new reference for global genetic diversity

A collaboration including EMBL scientists has created the most diverse set of reference human genomes ever…

By Mathias Jäger

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Phages invading gut bacteria.

The thousands of viruses living in your gut

Scientists identify more than 140 000 virus species in the human gut; more than half have never been seen…

By Oana Stroe

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