BABS Scientists find 'molecular destruction code' for enzyme involved in cholesterol production

A newly identified mechanism that regulates a particular enzyme could lead to the development of new, cholesterol-lowering drugs.


Above: Jake Chua, UNSW BABS student

A team of UNSW scientists at the School of Biotechnology and Biomolecular Sciences (BABS) led by Professor Andrew Brown have shown how a key enzyme that contributes to cholesterol production can be regulated – and destroyed – using a particular molecule. 

More details can be read on the UNSW Newsroom website.