J. Lucinda England

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We systematically reviewed research examining the association between gestational diabetes (GDM) and childhood overweight and obesity. We identified studies from three sources: (1) a PubMed search of articles published between January 1990-January 2011, (2) reference lists of publications from the PubMed search, and (3) reference lists of review articles.(More)
Noting that the glutamine (Q) amino acid side-chain bears a striking resemblance to urea, the chemical denaturant, we argue on biophysical grounds that polyQ chains should possess a potent denaturant activity. Using live-cell confocal microscopy, we demonstrate that the surface of a polyQ inclusion denatures cytosolic proteins by binding and trapping them(More)
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