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2011-05-26 20:59:54

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.

2011-05-26 20:58:20

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.

2011-04-12 09:27:00

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".

2011-04-11 16:00:45

Virtually all processes in the human body rely on a unique class of proteins known as enzymes.

2011-04-07 22:10:33

Slight oscillations lasting just milliseconds have a huge impact on an enzyme's function.

2011-04-07 08:15:00

JUPITER, Fla., April 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Dyadic International, Inc.

2011-04-06 23:18:10

Proteins are critically important to life and the human body.

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2011-04-04 23:50:00

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.

2011-02-22 08:15:00

JUPITER, Fla., Feb. 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Dyadic International, Inc.

2011-02-07 15:55:13

Surprising new research shows that, contrary to conventional belief, remains of chitin-protein complex—structural materials containing protein and polysaccharide—are present in abundance in fossils of arthropods from the Paleozoic era.


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