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Next ground-breaking study of the ferroptotic cell death signal published in Nature Chemical Biology

A multidisciplinary team of scientists, which includes Dr. Karolina Mikulska-Ruminska from the Department of Biophysics of the Institute of Physics at the Nicolaus Copernicus University, made a groundbreaking discovery regarding to the ferroptosis process and indicate a key role of protein called iPLA2β in the cell death regulation of ferroptosis process. The results of the study were published in the prestigious Nature Chemical Biology journal.

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Pacify the protein and win over a disease

Will it be enough to pacify the activity of certain proteins in order to hold back the development of many dangerous diseases including Alzheimer’s disease? An article on a breaking through discovery has just been published in PNAS, a prestigious magazine of American Academy of Sciences. Its first author is Karolina Mikulska-Rumińska, Dr., a biophysicist from NCU.

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