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Findings on Phosphotransferases (Alcohol Group Acceptor) Discussed by Investigators at Hunan University (Nanomaterial-based tools for protein kinase...

July 29, 2014

Findings on Phosphotransferases (Alcohol Group Acceptor) Discussed by Investigators at Hunan University (Nanomaterial-based tools for protein kinase bioanalysis)

By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Life Science Weekly -- New research on Enzymes and Coenzymes is the subject of a report. According to news reporting from Changsha, People's Republic of China, by NewsRx journalists, research stated, "Protein phosphorylation catalyzed by protein kinase is one of the most important post-translational modifications and plays a significant regulatory role in many vital biological processes. Aberrant protein-phosphorylation states and kinase activity are closely associated with many human diseases."

The news correspondents obtained a quote from the research from Hunan University, "Monitoring the kinase activity and its inhibition is essential for fundamental biochemical research and kinase-targeted drug discovery. Nanomaterial-based kinase assays provide a promising toolkit for exploring protein kinase functions, which have attracted growing interest in academic research, biomedical diagnosis, and pharmaceutical discovery."

According to the news reporters, the research concluded: "This article reviews the recent advances in the development of the protein kinase activity assays based on various nanomaterials, classifies these methods by different analytical techniques, summarizes the general design strategies, and offers perspectives on future developments."

For more information on this research see: Nanomaterial-based tools for protein kinase bioanalysis. Trac-Trends in Analytical Chemistry, 2014;58():40-53. Trac-Trends in Analytical Chemistry can be contacted at: Elsevier Sci Ltd, The Boulevard, Langford Lane, Kidlington, Oxford OX5 1GB, Oxon, England (see also Enzymes and Coenzymes).

Our news journalists report that additional information may be obtained by contacting X. Liu, Hunan Univ, Coll Chem & Chem Engn, State Key Lab Chemo Biosensing & Chemometr, Changsha 410082, Hunan, People's Republic of China. Additional authors for this research include Y. Li, X.H. Xu, P. Li, Z. Nie, Y. Huang and S.Z. Yao.

Keywords for this news article include: Changsha, People's Republic of China, Asia, Enzymes and Coenzymes, Phosphotransferases (Alcohol Group Acceptor), Protein Kinases

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