Shortfall of digestive enzymes can lead to tissue breakdown in early stages of pancreatic cancer.
Research in Chemical Biology and Metabolomics at MIT aims to discover small molecules and chemical modifications of macromolecules that regulate metabolism, cell signaling, and homeostasis and to model aspects of cellular metabolism.
Student: Amanda Kedaigle
Title: Integrating Omics Data: A new Software Tool and its Use in Implicating Therapeutic Targets in Huntington's Disease
New discovery suggest that all life may share a common design principle.
New finding suggests differences in how humans and bacteria control production of DNA's building blocks.
Using a state-of-the-art type of electron microscopy, an MIT-led team has discovered the structure of an enzyme that is crucial for maintaining an adequate supply of DNA building blocks in human cells.
An abundant enzyme in marine microbes may be responsible for production of the greenhouse gas.