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2014-07-15 08:23:19

New System Reduces Synthesis Time 25-Fold and Solvent Usage By 90% MATTHEWS, N.C., July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CEM Corporation, a leading provider of microwave laboratory instrumentation, is pleased to announce that the Liberty Blue(TM) Automated Microwave Peptide Synthesizer is a winner of a 2014 R&D 100 Award. The award is presented on a yearly basis by the editors of R&D Magazine in recognition of the 100 most "technologically significant new products and processes of...

2014-07-15 00:20:40

SAN DIEGO, July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- aTyr Pharma, an innovative rare disease therapeutics enterprise announced today, the scientific publication of a splice variant of a tRNA synthetase in association with a rare muscle disease. This article, published in the Journal of Biological Chemistry, demonstrated novel findings relative to Physiocrine proteins, that include extracellular functions derived from the tRNA synthetase gene family. These data further highlight the potential...

Vibrations Enhance Photosynthesis Efficiency Deep Within Spinach Leaves
2014-07-14 03:04:33

Nicole Casal Moore, University of Michigan Biophysics researchers at the University of Michigan have used short pulses of light to peer into the mechanics of photosynthesis and illuminate the role that molecule vibrations play in the energy conversion process that powers life on our planet. The findings could potentially help engineers make more efficient solar cells and energy storage systems. They also inject new evidence into an ongoing "quantum biology" debate over exactly how...

2014-07-11 12:22:21

DUBLIN, July 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global and Chinese Coenzyme Q10 Industry Report 2014" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 The Global and Chinese Coenzyme Q10 Industry Report 2014 is a professional and in-depth study on the current state of the global coenzyme Q10 industry with a focus on the Chinese situation. The report provides a basic overview of the industry including definitions,...

Researchers Develop Novel Method To Observe Mysterious Photosynthesis Process
2014-07-10 13:21:26

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online In the pursuit of a renewable energy source, scientists have been trying to understand the exact mechanism behind photosynthesis, and now a large team of scientists has successfully captured the detailed “snapshots” of the process using a powerful laser, according to a report in Nature Communications. “An effective method of solar-based water-splitting is essential for artificial photosynthesis to succeed but developing such a...

2014-07-03 12:26:14

DUBLIN, July 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/mrhg53/nucleic_acid) has announced the addition of the "Global Nucleic Acid Isolation and Purification (Column based, Reagent based, Magnetic bead based) Market - Forecasts to 2018" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 The global nucleic acid isolation and purification market is expected to witness a CAGR of 8.11% from 2013 to 2018. Nucleic acid...

2014-07-02 23:07:06

A research scientist at Southern Illinois University School of Medicine has received a Michelson Grant to pursue an innovative approach to nonsurgical animal sterilization. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) July 02, 2014 Prema Narayan, Ph.D., associate professor of physiology at the School of Medicine in Carbondale, received a three-year grant from the Found Animals Foundation’s Michelson Prize & Grants in Reproductive Biology totaling $581,287. Her project, “Targeting the luteinizing...

2014-07-02 08:27:23

DUBLIN, July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/gfr8zz/electrophoresis) has announced the addition of the "Electrophoresis Equipment and Supplies Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2013 - 2019" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 Electrophoresis is an analytical technique used to separate macromolecules such as nucleic acid fragments, proteins and RNA...

2014-06-30 23:19:22

Goaltending is the theme for Publius’ June homeostatic cannabinoid science roundup: A CS World Cup ~ Goaltending Edition. This match has two goals and one tender: mediating Alzheimer’s cognitive decline and preventing carcinogenesis are the goals; one’s (endo)cannabinoid system the tender. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 June’s cannabinoid science roundup on the Bryan William Brickner Blog highlights two game-changing articles from the National Institutes of Health (PubMed)....

2014-06-30 23:03:27

NutriGold’s CoQ10 Gold supplement featuring the clinically-proven Kaneka Q10® has been approved by ConsumerLab for meeting label claims. CoQ10 Gold is bio-identical to the CoQ10 naturally produced by the body allowing for greater absorption and utilization. Orem, UT (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 As a company pushing for complete transparency in the supplement industry, NutriGold has worked with multiple third-party labs, including the popular consumer watchdog, ConsumerLab, to validate...


Latest Biochemistry Reference Libraries

Brief Introduction To DNA Probes
2014-01-12 00:00:00

DNA probes help scientists to detect a specific gene in a long DNA sequence. According to Dr. Michael A. Pfaller, DNA probes are “single-stranded pieces of nucleic acid, labeled with a specific tracer (isotope, enzyme, or chromophore), that will hydrogen bond (hybridize) with complementary single-stranded pieces of DNA (or RNA) under the appropriate conditions of pH, temperature, and iconic strength.” The Foundation for Genomics and Population Health website has a helpful video about...

Environmental Chemistry (journal)
2012-09-24 08:00:51

Environmental Chemistry is a peer-reviewed scientific journal published online bi-monthly by CSIRO Publishing. The journal publishes original research and review articles on all aspects of environmental chemistry, including those addressing the chemistry of air, water, soil, sediments, space and biota. Topics include atmospheric chemistry, geochemistry, climate change, marine chemistry, water chemistry, polar chemistry, fire chemistry, astrochemistry, earth and geochemistry, soil and sediment...

Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry
2012-05-15 08:55:54

The Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry is a peer-reviewed scientific journal established in 1950 and published by the American Chemical Society. The current editor-in-chief, James N. Seiber, has served as editor of the journal since 1999. His career has included positions in industry, government, and academia. He is an emeritus faculty member in the Department of Environmental Toxicology at the University of California, Davis. This journal publishes cutting edge original research...

Biochemical Journal
2012-05-07 07:52:24

The Biochemical Journal is a peer-reviewed scientific journal published by Portland Press and was established in 1906 by Benjamin Moore, holder of the first UK chair of biochemistry at the University of Liverpool, with financial support from Edward Whitley, an heir of the Greenall Whitley brewers. The two served as the first editors and the journal was initially published by the Liverpool University Press. The journal was acquired by the Biochemical Club(later named the Biochemical...

Antiviral Chemistry & Chemotherapy
2012-04-25 09:59:26

Antiviral Chemistry & Chemotherapy is a peer-reviewed academic journal published bi-monthly by International Medical Press in London since 1997. When founded in January 1990, it was published by Blackwell Science. The current editor-in-chief is Hugh J. Field of University of Cambridge, UK. The journal publishes primary papers and reviews on all aspects of the preclinical development of antiviral agents, including their chemical synthesis, biochemistry, pharmacology, mode of action and...

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negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.