Tag: "tattoo" at biology news
Chemicals in tattoo inks need closer scrutiny
...looked at the chemical composition of a variety of tattoo
inks to better understand their potential health r...fic society, suggest that closer regulation of the tattoo
industry may be warranted, according to the researchers. Although inks used in tattoos are subject ...
MSKCC researchers uncover structure of key protein complex in cells
...rent tasks in cells. Ubiquitin acts as a chemical tattoo
that marks damaged or obsolete proteins for destruction by a protein complex in the cell called the proteasome. Cancer researchers became particularly interested in ubiquitin with the discovery that it tags and regulates many cell-cycle proteins for ...