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Press release list of thematic 'Molecular and structural basis of life sciences'



Huntington’s disease: therapeutic potential of triheptanoin confirmed

January 07 2015

A team of researchers from Inserm led by Fanny Mochel and located at the Brain and Spinal Cord Institute (Inserm/CNRS/UPMC/AP-HP) has just demonstrated the therapeutic potential of triheptanoin in ten patients with Huntington’s disease. Derivative...
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A mechanism for eliminating proteins accidentally localised to the cell nucleus

December 17 2014

An international collaboration coordinated by the German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ) (University of Heidelberg), including French researchers from the Institute of Genetics and Development of Rennes (IGDR) (CNRS/University of Rennes 1) under the...
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Key step in allergic reactions revealed

October 14 2014

By studying the mode of action of the interleukin-33 protein, an alarmin for white blood cells, a team at the Institut de Pharmacologie et de Biologie Structurale (IPBS – CNRS/Université Toulouse III – Paul Sabatier) has been able to evidence trun...
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Lipids serving the brain

August 26 2014

Consuming oils rich in polyunsaturated fatty acids, especially ‘omega 3′, is good for our health. But the mechanisms explaining these effects are poorly understood. Researchers from the Institute of Molecular and Cellular Pharmacology (CNRS/Nice S...
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The skin aging regulator

January 21 2013

Despite progress in regenerative medicine, with age, the skin loses its properties in an irreversible manner. The ATIP-Avenir team "Epidermal homeostasis and tumorigenesis" directed by Chloé Féral, an Inserm researcher at the French Can...
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