Latest Hydrolysis Stories

2013-06-10 23:14:27

A recent study was done comparing the total percentage of fat determined by using the automated acid hydrolysis method vs. the traditional manual method (Mojonnier Method).

2010-07-26 12:58:19

Scientists are working hard to develop the tools and find the organisms to break down the complex structure of plant cellulose into its component sugars – the key step toward fermentation of those sugars into usable biofuel.

2009-10-30 10:25:55

A team of researchers led by University of California, Riverside (UCR) Professor of Chemical Engineering Wilfred Chen has constructed for the first time a synthetic cellulosome in yeast, which is much more ethanol-tolerant than the bacteria in which these structures are normally found.

2008-08-14 16:41:06

For almost thirty years, scientists have known that complex carbon compounds called tholins exist on comets and in the atmospheres of the outer planets. Theoretically, tholins might interact with water in a process called hydrolysis to produce complex molecules similar to those found on the early Earth.

2008-05-09 00:35:00

Humans have either buried or burned their dead since the beginning of civilization, but now a new option is gaining interest in mortuary science circles—dissolving bodies in lye and flushing the residue down the drain.

2008-03-06 15:01:15

Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/reports/c84902) has announced the addition of The Biochemistry of Drug Metabolism: Principles, Redox Reactions, Hydrolyses to their offering. The first of the two volumes is divided into three parts.

2008-02-05 06:00:30

By Renard, E Langlois, V; Guerin, P Polyhydroxyalkanoates (PHAs) form an enlarged family of biopolyesters, which are biocompatible, biodegradable and non- toxic.

Word of the Day
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.