Latest Biomolecules Stories
It is not unusual to hear people blame their metabolism after gaining a few pounds, but changes in metabolism â€“ the process that shapes how our bodies turn food into energy -- can have much more sinister effects than making it hard to fit into your favorite jeans.
Chemists in MÃ¼lheim devise a new way of optimizing enzymes for industrial applications.
Structure will help MU researchers determine function, develop drugs to inhibit enzyme.
Researchers report that they have discovered â€“ and now know how to exploit â€“ an unusual chemical reaction mechanism that allows malaria parasites and many disease-causing bacteria to survive.
PRINCETON, NJ, Feb. 4 /PRNewswire/ - DNP Green Technology has acquired a controlling stake in Sinoven Biopolymers Inc., a private US company.
VIENNA, Austria, February 3 /PRNewswire/ -- EUCODIS Bioscience, a company providing customized enzymes to the pharmaceutical, chemical, and other industries, announced today that it has received a cash injection of EUR 2 million from existing shareholders. The Company will use these funds to swiftly add new enzyme families to its product portfolio and to accelerate the development of international markets.
A new study by a research team at Uppsala University shows how new functions can develop in an enzyme.
Researchers at the Indiana University and Stanford University schools of medicine have determined how a "chemical chaperone" does its job in the body, which could lead to a new class of drugs to help reduce the muscle damage caused by heart attacks.
A strip of paper infused with carbon nanotubes can quickly and inexpensively detect a toxin produced by algae in drinking water.
Scientists at Washington University have isolated a channel that shuttles the vital but vulnerable heme molecule across biological membranes.
- The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
- In medicine, cauterization.