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2011-06-30 17:58:14

When a cell divides, the genetic information in the chromosomes must be passed on error-free to the daughter cells.

2011-06-27 08:15:00

JUPITER, Fla., June 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Dyadic International, Inc.

2011-05-27 07:05:58

A natural product called DLPC (dilauroyl phosphatidylcholine) increases sensitivity to insulin and reduces fatty liver in mice, leading Baylor College of Medicine researchers to believe it may provide a treatment for prediabetic patients.

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.


Word of the Day
mitraille
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.