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Latest Biological membrane Stories

2010-08-26 12:46:47

UC San Diego-led team of scientists create novel map of lipid locations in a single cell.

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2010-05-07 08:48:13

Emory scientists have discovered that simple peptides can organize into bi-layer membranes.

2010-04-06 08:41:23

Researchers from the UCLA Henry Samueli School of Engineering and Applied Science have unveiled a new class of reverse-osmosis membranes for desalination that resist the clogging which typically occurs when seawater, brackish water and waste water are purified.

2010-03-10 06:33:00

LONDON, March 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Based on its recent analysis of the biomimetic membranes market, Frost & Sullivan recognises Aquaporin A/S with the "2009 European Biomimetic Membranes Technology Innovation Award." The demand for high-purity water separation across a wide variety of industries is likely to establish Aquaporin Membranes, a novel biomimetic membrane that is embedded with aquaporins, as the standard equipment for membrane separation. (Logo:...

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2010-01-20 11:10:39

Although they are present almost everywhere, on land and sea, a group of related bacteria in the superphylum Planctomycetes-Verrucomicrobia-Chlamydiae, or PVC, have remained in relative obscurity ever since they were first described about a decade ago.

2009-11-03 15:40:20

New research reveals how proteins that are critical for the transparency of the eye lens are properly sorted and localized in membrane bilayers.

2009-09-28 12:14:26

Using an RNA-powered nanomotor, University of Cincinnati (UC) biomedical engineering researchers have successfully developed an artificial pore able to transmit nanoscale material through a membrane.

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2009-07-22 15:40:00

Applying biological molecules from cell membranes to the surfaces of artificial materials is opening peepholes on the very basics of cell-to-cell interaction.

2009-03-09 00:08:17

Curcumin, turmeric's main ingredient, inserts itself into cell membranes and makes them more orderly and resistant to infection, U.S.

2009-02-02 11:07:30

Get ready to send the biology textbooks back to the printer. In a new paper published in Nature, Benjamin Van Mooy, a geochemist with the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI), and his colleagues report that microscopic plants growing in the Sargasso Sea have come up with a completely unexpected way of building their cells.


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