A Gaggle of GPCRs

Reporting on a recent discovery by the Israeli company Compugen of eight novel GPCR peptide ligands, Keith Robison ponders G-protein coupled receptors. Check out his blog, Omics! Omics!, where he discloses quite a bit of information on the types of GPCR ligands, and the inherent difficulty in screening for small molecule drug candidates.

To read the full story....

Register for Free.

...and receive Daily News bulletins.

Already have an account?
Login Now.

York University researchers find genomic evidence of inbreeding in the yellow-banded bumblebee, according to Reuters.

In its survey of US adults, the Pew Research Center finds that views on the genetic engineering of animals depend on why it's done.

The Scientist reports agricultural researchers are working on a gene-stacking tool.

In Nature this week: statistical method for overcoming case-control imbalance issues, and more.