Latest Phosphorus Stories
Research by astrobiologist William Bains suggests that if life has evolved on the frozen surface of Saturn's moon, Titan, it would be strange, smelly and explosive compared to life on Earth.
New research at Brown University explains how a key enzyme, PP1, functions in protein-protein interactions.
A study by Agricultural Research Service (ARS) scientists shows that sugarcane can tolerate flooded conditions for up to two weeks.
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., March 5 /PRNewswire/ -- The Everglades Agricultural Area (EAA) receives praise for its proven success in cleaning water south of Lake Okeechobee by two top state environmental agencies in their annual restoration report. The 2010 South Florida Environmental Report, published by the Florida Department of Environmental Protection and the South Florida Water Management District, reveals the EAA achieved a 68 percent reduction in phosphorus loads in 2009 and an overall 54...
BOSTON and SAN DIEGO, March 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Stemgent, Inc., a biotechnology company based in San Diego, California, and Boston, Massachusetts, USA, announced today the formation of Ubiquigent Ltd, a new biotechnology company based in Dundee, Scotland.
NEW YORK, March 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Bion Environmental Technologies, Inc., (OTC Bulletin Board: BNET) announced today that it has submitted a revised Water Quality Management PART II permit application for its Kreider Farms project to the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (PA DEP) Southcentral Regional Office.
CRANBURY, N.J., Feb. 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- OCP S.A. and Innophos Holdings, Inc.
ANNAPOLIS, Md., Dec. 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- PharmAthene, Inc.
NEW YORK, Nov.
In chemistry, a phosphate is a polyatomic ion or radical consisting of one phosphorus atom and four oxygen. In the ionic form, it carries a -3 formal charge, and is denoted PO43-. In a biochemical setting, a free phosphate ion in solution is called inorganic phosphate, to distinguish it from phosphates bound in the form of ATP, or perhaps in DNA or RNA. Inorganic phosphate is generally denoted Pi. Inorganic phosphate can be formed by the reactions of ATP, or ADP, with the formation of the...
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