Structural insights into the HBV receptor and bile acid transporter NTCP

Around 250 million people are infected with hepatitis B virus (HBV) worldwide1, and 15 million may also carry the satellite virus hepatitis D virus (HDV), which confers even greater risk of severe liver disease2.

Impact of renin-angiotensin-aldosterone system inhibitors on COVID-19

Since the onset of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic, the possible roles of renin–angiotensin system (RAS) inhibitors in COVID-19 have been debated as favorable, harmful, or neutral.

Almost all protein crystals are twisted! :Successful observation of slight twisting

A research group that included Yokohama City University Graduate School of Nanobioscience third-year doctoral program student Marina Abe, Assistant Professor Ryo Suzuki, Professor Masaru Tachibana, and

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

Cystinuria is a genetic disorder characterized by overexcretion of dibasic amino acids and cystine