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Protein Misfolding and Degenerative Diseases | Learn Science at Scitable

Protein Function and Three-Dimensional Structure<p>Our modern understanding of how proteins function comes from almost 200 years of biochemical studies. …

Molecule of the Month: Prions

By Category<p>By Date<p>By Title<p>Prions<p><i>Mad cow disease is caused by prion proteins that misfold and aggregate</i><p><i>Prion protein PrP. Flexible portions of the</i> …

Biology

Molecule of the Month: Amyloid-beta Precursor Protein

<i>Amyloid-beta precursor protein. Flexible portions that are not included in the structures are shown with dots, and the membrane is shown</i> …

Neuroscience

Is there a link between artificial turf and cancer in soccer goalies?

Every day, hundreds of thousands of soccer goalies come home from competing on artificial turf fields and remove rubber crumbs from their hair, mouths, nose and abrasions, shaking the stuff from their clothing and gear.<p>The particles, called butadiene rubber or “crumb rubber,” is made from synthetic …

Zinc Leaching from Tire Crumb Rubber

Bioaccessibility and Risk of Exposure to Metals and SVOCs in Artificial Turf Field Fill Materials and Fibers.

2014 Jan;34(1):44-55. doi: 10.1111/risa.12081. Epub 2013 Jun 11.<p>1Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences Institute, Robert Wood Johnson …

Environmental and Health Impacts of Artificial Turf: A Review

How Safe Is the Artificial Turf Your Child Plays On?

Soccer coach Amy Griffin was in a Seattle hospital visiting a young goalie who was receiving chemotherapy when a nurse said something that made the hair on Griffin’s neck stand up.<p>It was 2009. Two young female goalies Griffin knew had been diagnosed with non-Hodgkin lymphoma. Griffin, associate …