Skip to main content

Journal of Lipid Research Archives

The yin and yang of cell signaling

Feb. 14, 2019—Larry Marnett and colleagues have explored the role of two enzymes in metabolizing molecules associated with cell proliferation, inflammatory processes and neurological diseases.

Read more


How the skin protects

Apr. 19, 2018—Treatments for common skin conditions such as atopic dermatitis may be improved by understanding the enzymes responsible for forming the skin’s water-tight barrier.

Read more


Inhibiting obesity

Sep. 15, 2017—An enzyme in the gut – NAPE-PLD – is required for the action of signaling molecules that reduce food intake and weight gain.

Read more


Platelet protein modification

Jan. 13, 2016—Vanderbilt investigators have identified a new biomarker to assess platelet function.

Read more


Protein implicated in atherosclerosis

Nov. 25, 2014—Vanderbilt researchers have discovered a new target for the prevention of atherosclerotic plaque development and cardiovascular disease.

Read more


An orphan enzyme’s purpose

Oct. 4, 2012—“Orphan” enzyme may play role in cancer growth, new research suggests.

Read more


Obesity turns “good” cholesterol bad

Mar. 21, 2012—Studies offer new insights into how obesity impairs the function of HDL, the “good” cholesterol.

Read more


Reversing lipid woes in cystic fibrosis

Mar. 3, 2012—Abnormal levels of fatty acids in the blood and tissues of patients with cystic fibrosis may be reversed by supplementation with the fatty acids DHA and EPA.

Read more


Recent Stories from VUMC News and Communications Publications

Vanderbilt Medicine
Hope
Momentum
VUMC Voice

more