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Ca2+-mediated higher-order assembly of heterodimers in amino acid transport system b0,+ biogenesis and cystinuria

By |2022-08-05T09:00:48-07:00August 10th, 2022|

Ca2+-mediated higher-order assembly of heterodimers in amino acid transport system b0,+ biogenesis and cystinuria READ FULL STORY HERE Abstract Cystinuria is a genetic disorder characterized by overexcretion of dibasic amino acids and cystine, causing recurrent kidney stones and kidney failure. Mutations of the regulatory glycoprotein rBAT and the amino acid transporter b0,+AT, which [...]

Calcium ions tie cystine transporters for correct trafficking and function

By |2022-08-05T08:40:34-07:00August 5th, 2022|

Shedding light on the mechanisms of cystinuria Calcium ions tie cystine transporters for correct trafficking and function A team from the Max Planck Institute of Biophysics (Frankfurt am Main), The Jikei University School of Medicine (Tokyo) and Nara Medical University (Nara) in Japan explored the molecular mechanisms of a genetic disease called cystinuria [...]

Living life to the fullest despite having Cystinuria

By |2022-08-05T09:42:35-07:00July 27th, 2022|

Living life to the fullest despite having Cystinuria If you hear Sophie Popham talk about Cystinuria, you might not think kidney stones are all that painful. Not because kidney stones don’t cause excruciating pain, but because the outgoing, energetic 15-year-old, who was diagnosed with Cystinuria less than two years ago, is more excited about [...]

The antiviral effects of thiol drugs in COVID-19

By |2022-08-05T09:51:05-07:00July 22nd, 2022|

The antiviral effects of thiol drugs in COVID-19 A recent study published in the American Journal of Physiology-Lung Cellular and Molecular Physiology investigated the effects of thiol drugs on severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2). Background Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), caused by SARS-CoV-2, is a multidimensional disease characterized by pneumonia progressing to respiratory [...]

Living with cystinuria

By |2022-08-05T09:44:18-07:00July 18th, 2022|

Living with cystinuria My name is Mandi Payne and I have been suffering from cystinura for 5 years. Throughout those years I have undergone around 20 surgeries and pain every single day.  I want to share my story because education is one way to help find a cure. I have spent the almost all [...]

Current Cystinuria Data

By |2022-06-27T11:56:03-07:00June 27th, 2022|

NOTE: This was a press release from DelveInsight. It looks like the main objective is to look at the potential for investing in companies that are associated with Cystinuria, but there is some great data here, so thought it was work posting. ====================== Cystinuria Market: Industry Analysis, Treatment, Pipeline Drugs and Key Companies By [...]

My journey with Cystinuria has been a rocky road to say the least (pun intended).

By |2022-08-05T09:43:33-07:00June 24th, 2022|

My journey with Cystinuria has been a rocky road to say the least (pun intended). I had my first kidney stone at 9 months of age when I was a baby and had my first surgery in Santiago, Chile. The stone was the size of an olive seed so you can imagine the type [...]

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