Osteoporosis : balancing bone formation and degradation
03.02.2015 - Press release
Researchers from the CNRS, Inserm and the Université de Montpellier and Université Jean Monnet - Saint-Étienne have developed a new approach for preventing the destructive activity of osteoclasts without affecting their viability. ...
Huntington’s disease: therapeutic potential of triheptanoin confirmed
07.01.2015 - Press release
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. ...
A mechanism for eliminating proteins accidentally localised to the cell nucleus
17.12.2014 - Press release
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 leadership of Gwenaël Rabut, Inserm Researcher, and teams from ...
Pirate viruses caught in their own trap ?
20.11.2014 - Press release
A group of scientists in Strasbourg has demonstrated that one of the 80 components of each ribosome is essential for infection by certain viruses without being necessary for normal cell functioning. ...
Key step in allergic reactions revealed
14.10.2014 - Press release
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 truncated forms ...
Lipids serving the brain
07.08.2014 - Press release
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 Sophia Antipolis University), the Compartmentation and Cellular Dynamics ...