Latest Biomolecules Stories

2008-09-11 15:00:11

Marauding molecules cause the tissue damage that underlies heart attacks, sunburn, Alzheimer's and hangovers.

2008-09-11 03:00:19

By Manian, Avinash P Lenninger, Margit; Bechtold, Thomas; Steinlechner, Erik Abstract The liming propensity of a woven cellulosic substrate is investigated as a function of substrate characteristics and of different parameters in the test environment.

2008-08-20 12:00:27

U.S.-led researchers say they have created a new model of catalyst design that challenges current ideas about how catalysts function. The study also suggests a method for designing new catalysts.

2008-08-06 12:00:00

University of Georgia researchers suggest herbs and spices are potent inhibitors of tissue damage and inflammation caused by high levels of blood sugar.

2008-07-25 03:00:40

By Kubiak, Karina Nowak, Wieslaw ABSTRACT Nitrile hydratase (NHase) is an enzyme used in the industrial biotechnological production of acrylamide. The active site, which contains nonheme iron or noncorrin cobalt, is buried in the protein core at the interface of two domains, alpha and beta.

2008-07-07 15:00:13

U.S. scientists say they have produced synthetic molecules that can emulate enzyme behaviors.

2008-07-02 16:14:38

When chemists want to produce a lot of a substance -- such as a newly designed drug -- they often turn to catalysts, molecules that speed chemical reactions.

2008-03-24 14:15:00

Scientists succeed in designing artificial enzymes that also undergo 'evolution in a test tube'

2007-09-15 03:00:53

By Bengmark, Stig ABSTRACT. Background: High levels of glycated and lipoxidated proteins and peptides in the body are repeatedly associated with chronic diseases.

2007-06-12 03:00:10

By Masubuchi, Yasuhiro Horie, Toshiharu Cytochrome P450 (P450) enzymes oxidize xenobiotics into chemically reactive metabolites or intermediates as well as into stable metabolites.

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