Author Archives: Andrew H.

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Using Protein Regulation and Enhancement to Treat Diseases

From infections to brain trauma, to strokes, brain diseases claim the lives of people all across the world due to their often unnoticed side effects with sudden lethality combined with the limited, difficult, and costly treatment options. Strokes alone kill … Keep Reading


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New Methods of Fighting Ebola

On August 1st, 2018 the Democratic Republic of the Congo declared a new outbreak of Ebola, the very disease that ravaged West Africa back in 2014. 2014 was by far the deadliest Ebola outbreak ever, killing more than 11,000 people. … Keep Reading


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Three Important Terms from Chapter 5

Three terms that troubled me during the course of my reading of chapter 5 included: Cis double bonds in unsaturated fat, the function of polypeptides, and the significance of each of the four principal structures in a protein. Cis double … Keep Reading


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