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2011-08-16 23:08:53

As part of a joint research effort with the University of Michigan, scientists from the Florida campus of The Scripps Research Institute have for the first time defined the structure of one of the cell’s most basic engines, which is required for cell growth, as it assembles from its components.

2011-06-28 20:36:50

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2011-05-20 12:53:28

It sounds like hype from a late-night infomercial: It can twist and bend without breaking!

2011-05-19 08:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO, May 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Sutro Biopharma, a biopharmaceutical company developing novel and biosuperior protein therapeutics with improved pharmaceutical properties, today announced that a study published in the July issue of Biotechnology and Bioengineering demonstrates that the company's biochemical protein synthesis technology platform enables fast and high-yield protein synthesis and scale-up with straightforward downstream purification processes. In the study, the fully...

2011-05-18 16:32:56

How do genes control us?

2011-05-04 15:06:01

Scientists have discovered a new component of mitochondria that plays a key part in their function.

2011-04-20 15:05:19

In a multicellular organism, different cells fulfill a range of diversified functions.

2011-04-18 13:05:01

In two new studies, researchers provide the first detailed view of the elaborate chemical and mechanical interactions that allow the ribosome – the cell's protein-building machinery – to insert a growing protein into the cellular membrane.

2011-03-30 17:13:54

Researchers have built a computer model of the crowded interior of a bacterial cell that – in a test of its response to sugar in its environment – accurately simulates the behavior of living cells.

2011-02-23 13:16:32

Researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago have discovered a signaling mechanism in the bacterial ribosome that detects proteins that activate genes for antibiotic resistance.


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  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
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