Applying quantitative methods to biomedical discovery
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What the heck is NGLY1 and why is Mark2Cure targeting it in the next campaign?

NGLY1 is the gene encoding for Peptide-N(4)-(N-acetyl-beta-glucosaminyl)asparagine amidase (PNGase) AKA N-glycanase 1. A deficiency in this enzyme can disrupt protein quality control mechanisms in the cell, which as we’ve seen in the BioGPS Gene-of-the-week on BAG6 is very important. Learn … Continue reading

Posted by on Mar 27, 2015
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BioGPS Featured Article – Evaluation of the Synuclein-╬│ (SNCG) Gene as a PPAR╬│ Target in Murine Adipocytes, Dorsal Root Ganglia Somatosensory Neurons, and Human Adipose Tissue.

BioGPS has become the valuable resource that it is because of the contributions from our wonderful user community. Thank you […]

Posted by on Mar 25, 2015
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Mark2Cure featured in the Daily Aztec and more

Max is nearly done programming all the required training modules, which we’ll be testing out ASAP. (Hurray, I get to meet more awesome Mark2Curators!) We are aiming to launch the campaign for NGLY1 some time in April (it’s not set … Continue reading

Posted by on Mar 20, 2015
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