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2010-02-19 10:32:40

It is not unusual to hear people blame their metabolism after gaining a few pounds, but changes in metabolism – 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.

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2010-02-16 10:54:05

Chemists in Mülheim devise a new way of optimizing enzymes for industrial applications.

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2010-02-16 09:56:33

Structure will help MU researchers determine function, develop drugs to inhibit enzyme.

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2010-02-16 07:56:43

Researchers report that they have discovered – and now know how to exploit – an unusual chemical reaction mechanism that allows malaria parasites and many disease-causing bacteria to survive.

2010-02-04 06:00:00

PRINCETON, NJ, Feb. 4 /PRNewswire/ - DNP Green Technology has acquired a controlling stake in Sinoven Biopolymers Inc., a private US company.

2010-02-03 06:22:00

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.

2010-01-19 17:29:13

A new study by a research team at Uppsala University shows how new functions can develop in an enzyme.

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2010-01-10 15:36:53

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.

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2010-01-10 12:15:00

A strip of paper infused with carbon nanotubes can quickly and inexpensively detect a toxin produced by algae in drinking water.

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2009-12-18 08:42:57

Scientists at Washington University have isolated a channel that shuttles the vital but vulnerable heme molecule across biological membranes.


Word of the Day
adustion
  • The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
  • In medicine, cauterization.
The word 'adustion' comes from the Latin 'adustio', 'burning'.
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