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We are delighted to announce the publication of the first issue of Emerging Topics in Life Sciences, ‘Antibiotics of the Future’.
Reflecting the increasingly interdisciplinary nature of life science research, we have teamed up with British Pharmacological Spciety, ASPET and The Physiological Society to produce a cross-society collection. The collection covers topics including neurobiology, gastrointestinal biology, obesity, nutrition, and epigenetics.
Ralitsa Madsen discusses current research on irisin and the metabolic benefits of exercise.
The line between biophysics and biochemistry is becoming blurred, and Emma Pettengale (Commissioning Editor at the Biochemical Society/Portland Press) discusses recent research that draws on both fields to explore the molecular biosciences.
Neurotrophins are involved in the survival, development and function of neurons. Find out more about this key family of proteins in two recent reviews by Moses Chao, Amrita Pathak and Bruce Carter.
Sayan Chakraborty discusses a new piece of research explaining the roles of vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) and protein kinase C (PKC) in metabolic diseases such as Type 2 diabetes and obesity.