Latest Ribosome Stories

2009-04-18 16:05:00

According to a study in the Journal of Biological Chemistry, researchers have found the structure of a key genetic mechanism in bacteria, which may allow them to design a new type of antibiotic.

2009-04-15 08:02:43

In a new study, researchers at the University of Illinois have identified and visualized the signaling pathways in protein-RNA complexes that help set the genetic code in all organisms.

2009-03-09 12:15:00

Harvard University researchers said they have taken an important step toward making an artificial life form by creating a ribosome, known as the cell's factory.

2009-02-04 10:51:28

A mathematical model developed at the Weizmann Institute has revealed how single-celled organisms regulate their activities for maximum efficiency.

2008-08-31 13:15:00

The tick-tock of your biological clock may have just gotten a little louder.

2008-08-21 17:50:00

A new study of the ribosome, the cell's protein-building machinery, sheds light on the oldest branches of the evolutionary tree of life and suggests that differences in ribosomal structure between the three main branches of that tree are "molecular fossils" of the early evolution of protein synthesis.

2008-08-13 09:00:22

A U.S. study of transfer RNA is challenging long-held theories concerning the evolutionary history of protein synthesis.

2008-04-08 15:45:00

The 50,000th molecule structure was released into its archive, joining other structures vital to pharmacology, bioinformatics and education.

2007-03-20 08:20:00

A new study provides insight into what may have been the first self-replicating molecule to arise billions of years ago on the evolutionary path toward the emergence of life.

2006-08-23 08:59:08

Water, that molecule-of-all-trades, is famous for its roles in shaping the Earth, sustaining living creatures and serving as a universal solvent.

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