Intelligent bacteria for detecting disease
27.05.2015 - Video release
Another step forward has just been taken in the area of synthetic biology. Research teams from Inserm and CNRS (French National Centre for Scientific Research) Montpellier, in association with Montpellier Regional University Hospital and Stanford University, have transformed bacteria into “secret agents” ...
Detailed structure of human ribosome revealed
23.04.2015 - Press release
A team at the Institut de Génétique et de Biologie Moléculaire et Cellulaire has evidenced, at the atomic scale, the threedimensional structure of the complete human ribosome and the detailed interactions that occur within it. ...
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. ...