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Ribosome biogenesis in eukaryotes is a complex process that requires the participation of several accessory proteins that are not part of the mature particle. Efl1 is a yeast GTPase required for the cytoplasmic maturation of the 60S ribosomal subunit. Together with Sdo1, the yeast ortholog of the protein mutated in the Shwachman-Diamond Syndrome (SBDS),(More)
In the search for novel chemotherapeutic agents for cancer treatment, capsaicin has been shown to inhibit proliferation and induce apoptosis in various types of cancer cell line, including leukaemia cell lines. The capsaicin analogues, rinvanil and phenylacetylrinvanil (PhAR), share a binding affinity for vanilloid receptors and may have biological(More)
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