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Researchers have discovered a tiny protein without which the soil and lab-dwelling worm C. elegans can't deliver iron-rich heme taken in from their diets to the rest of their bodies or to their developing embryos.
Using a tiny bloodless worm, University of Maryland Associate Professor Iqbal Hamza and his team have discovered a large piece in the puzzle of how humans, and other organisms, safely move iron around in the body.
NORTH CANTON, Ohio, April 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Biotech Medical, Inc. is set to launch a line of innovative and revolutionary cleaning products, SpectraSan(TM) "Hungry Enzymes".
Virtually all processes in the human body rely on a unique class of proteins known as enzymes.
Slight oscillations lasting just milliseconds have a huge impact on an enzyme's function.
JUPITER, Fla., April 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Dyadic International, Inc.
Proteins are critically important to life and the human body.
A new study reveals that a group of ancient enzymes adapted to substantial changes in ocean temperature and acidity during the last four billion years.
JUPITER, Fla., Feb. 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Dyadic International, Inc.
Surprising new research shows that, contrary to conventional belief, remains of chitin-protein complexâ€”structural materials containing protein and polysaccharideâ€”are present in abundance in fossils of arthropods from the Paleozoic era.
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