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Research identifies potential antiviral against chikungunya

A team of researchers hasrecently shown that several existing compounds have potent activity against the critical Chikungunya CHIKV protease enzyme.

People with alcohol addiction lack key enzyme: Scientists

 In people with alcohol dependence, the production of a key enzyme shuts down in brain cells and the deficiency leads to continued use of alcohol despite adverse consequences, say researchers.

Scientists identify key protein that can predict ovarian cancer early!

 The new findings could not only help detect cancers early, but in some cases would enable doctors to detect a tumour before it becomes cancerous.

This enzyme may help protect against Alzheimer's

"This study found that NMNAT2, or nicotinamide mononucleotide adenylyl transferase 2, is a key neuronal maintenance factor," said lead researcher Hui-Chen Lu, Professor at Indiana University in the US.

Novel enzyme to give you guilt-free sugar cravings

It is extremely rare since the 1960s that a novel enzyme is discovered at the heart of metabolism of nutrients in all mammalian tissues.

Enzyme find can help fight autoimmune diseases

AGS is a rare genetic disorder that mainly affects the brain, while SLE can affect the skin, joints, kidneys, brain and other organs.

How binge drinking leads to alcohol addiction

 A malfunctioning enzyme may be behind why people who love to binge drink on weekends or at parties are at a higher risk of alcohol addiction, scientists from Stanford University reported.