New culprit identified in metabolic syndrome

A new study suggests uric acid may play a role in causing metabolic syndrome, a cluster of risk factors that increases the risk of heart disease and type 2 diabetes.

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Proteins critical to wound healing identified

Research, at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, may have implications for treating diseases involving abnormal blood vessel growth, such as the impaired wound healing often seen in diabetes and the loss of vision caused by macular degeneration.

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Schaal named to national Foundation for Food and Agricultural Research board

Barbara Schaal, PhD, dean of the Faculty of Arts & Sciences at Washington University in St. Louis and the Mary-Dell Chilton Distinguished Professor, is one of 15 distinguished scientists from academia and industry named to the newly formed Foundation for Food and Agricultural Research.

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Giant chromosomes and deep sequences: what the amphibian egg tells us about RNA transcriptions

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The Role of ERK1/2 Signaling in the Peripheral Nociceptive Circuit

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Regulation of Epithelial Turnover by Host-Virome Interactions

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Regulation and Inhibition of Uropathogenic E. coli Extracellular Appendages

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