Accelerate to discover

Back to filter

Related topics

Introducing Cytek Cloud

Cytek Biosciences

Dec 1, 2022

Cytek Cloud is the new digital ecosystem that supports full spectrum flow cytometry research from panel design to data...

See More, Sort More with Cytek Full Spectrum Systems

Cytek Biosciences

Nov 28, 2022

Still wondering whether to join the shift to full spectrum cytometry?  Easily transfer assays from your Cytek Northern...

Demonstrate the value of RareCyte Orion system via web-based Minerva viewer

RareCyte

Nov 25, 2022

The HTA CRC Atlas X dataset contains images and other data being used for construction of an atlas of human colorectal...

ACCELA Educational webinar series: Unlocking Spatial Biology with RareCyte Orion Technology

RareCyte

Nov 16, 2022

Discover full slide, high-plex biomarker quantitation with the all-in-one spatial biology...

Dec 9, 2022

Practical aspects of an imaging study: live in vivo scanning

MOLECUBES

Nov 11, 2022

In this webinar, MOLECUBES will present a live in vivo demonstration, showing the entire workflow from animal...

All inside your incubator: xCELLigence eSight

Agilent technologies

Nov 3, 2022

Multiplex Live cell imaging and real-time biosensor measurement with xCELLigence eSight

Download the newest AVATAR data presented at CAR-TCR

Xcell Biosciences

Oct 21, 2022

Xcell Bio CSO, James Lim, presented new data showcasing improved potency of AVATAR-expanded CAR T cells and highlighted...

Dec 9, 2022

RareCyte Orion system advances Multi-modal digital pathology for colorectal cancer diagnosis

RareCyte

Oct 19, 2022

Precision medicine is critically dependent on better methods for diagnosing and staging disease and predicting drug...

Show all topics (10)

De novo design of a biologically active amyloid

Feb 5, 2018

Most human proteins possess amyloidogenic segments, but only about 30 are associated with amyloid-associated pathologies, and it remains unclear what determines amyloid toxicity. Gallardo et al. designed vascin, a synthetic amyloid peptide, based on an amyloidogenic fragment of vascular endothelial growth factor receptor 2 (VEGFR2), a protein that is not associated to amyloidosis. Vascin recapitulates key biophysical and biochemical characteristics of natural amyloids, penetrates cells, and seeds the aggregation of VEGFR2 through direct interaction. They found that amyloid toxicity is observed only in cells that both express VEGFR2 and are dependent on VEGFR2 activity for survival. Thus, amyloid toxicity here appears to be both protein-specific and conditional—determined by VEGFR2 loss of function in a biological context in which target protein function is essential.

Read more

 

Scientific paper
Application

Related technologies: Probe based confocal microscopy

Get more info

Miroslav Vecheta

Support specialist

Miroslav

Vecheta

+420 210 323 421

Send Message

Brand profile

Mauna Kea Technologies

Mauna Kea Technologies manufactures Cellvizio Lab, confocal probe based imaging system, providing cellular-level images with minimal invasiveness for longitudinal studies.

Related products

Cellvizio, a fiber based microscope for observing in real time at cellular scale, features simultaneous, co-registered dual band excitation and detection

show detail

We supply and support Life-Science Technologies in the territory of Central and Eastern Europe.

Czech Republic

Slovakia

Hungary

Poland

Croatia

Slovenia

Serbia

Romania

Bulgaria

Latvia

Lithuania

Estonia

Russia

Ukraine

Belarus

Turkey