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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.

2011-01-31 16:24:46

A School of Science at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis biophysicist has developed a new method to identify communication pathways connecting distant regions within proteins.

2011-01-30 23:59:00

AMSTERDAM, The Netherlands, January 31, 2011 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Amsterdam Molecular Therapeutics (Euronext: AMT), a leader in the field of human gene therapy, announced today that the European Union (EU) has finalized a EUR 3.3 million grant to the AIPGENE consortium, of which AMT is a member, for the development of a gene therapy product for Acute Intermittent Porphyria (AIP).

2011-01-25 03:26:00

DALLAS, Texas, January 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- - Sandler Research announces it will carry Enzymes in Industrial Applications: Global Markets Research Report in its store.

2011-01-18 22:23:43

Researchers have determined the structure and mechanism of an enzyme that performs the crucial first step in the formation of cholesterol and a key virulence factor in staph bacteria.

2011-01-10 14:35:18

The mechanism for binding oxygen to metalloporphyrins is a vital process for oxygen-breathing organisms.

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2010-12-02 14:09:55

New research at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill investigating the effect of temperature on extremely slow chemical reactions suggests that the time required for evolution on a warm earth is shorter than critics might expect.

2010-11-19 00:00:50

Are enzymes the most important factor in good health? According to five German health practitioners, the answer is a resounding ‘YES”.


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upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
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The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.