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Big Data for Chemistry: New Method Helps Identify Antibiotics in Mass Spectrometry Datasets

widely used bioactive compounds that include many antibiotics Mass spectrometry allows researchers to identify the chemical structure of a substance by separating its ions according to their mass and charge By running mass spectrometry data ... - Read More

Professor, Graduate Student Unravel Mystery of Bacteria's Antibiotic Resistance

a family of enzymes that catalyze chemical reactions that are essential for microbial survival These latest findings represent the first detailed biochemical characterization of a flavoenzyme involved in antibiotic resistance according to the authors Tuberculosis ... - Read More

An Expanded Genetic Code Is Shown Phototoxic to Cells

as much as 100 times more than produced by the most reactive natural base under ultraviolet light Ultraviolet light can damage the natural bases in DNA but cells have mechanisms to repair most of the ... - Read More

Large Protein Nanocages Could Improve Drug Design and Delivery

Sep 17 2016 Using novel computational and biochemical approaches scientists have accurately designed and built from scratch 10 large protein icosahedra polyhedra with 20 faces similar to viral capsids that carry viral DNA The designed ... - Read More

Shedding Light on the Limits of the Expanded Genetic Code

are much better at absorbing light in the near visible range This type of light is abundant in the sun’s spectrum of radiation reaching the Earth’s surface and in the emission spectrum of standard fluorescent ... - Read More

Global Food Security, Eating Your Greens Could Help Your Game, Lower Cancer Risk with Ginger and Chili Peppers, and More in the Food Science News Source

and international appetites –American Society of Agronomy ASA Crop Science Society of America CSSA Soil Science Society of America SSSA |2016 08 31 Researchers have discovered an enzyme that plays a leading role in the ... - Read More

Smaller, cheaper microbial fuel cells turn urine into electricity

A new kind of fuel cell that can turn urine into electricity could revolutionize the way we produce bioenergy particularly in developing countries The research published in Electrochimica Acta describes a new design of microbial ... - Read More

Generating Electricity with Tomato Waste

are resisting the flow of electricity Then they will tweak or replace that part The team acknowledges funding from the National Science Foundation National Aeronautics and Space Administration Electric Power Research Institute and the Office ... - Read More

U of S Researchers Develop New Tools to Combat Antibiotic Resistance

the RecA enzyme that turns it on and the LexA enzyme that keeps it turned off The team developed compounds that inhibit the RecA “on” switch This prevented the SOS response made the antibiotics more ... - Read More

UEA Scientists Pave Way for New Generation of Superbug Drugs

Released 18 Feb 2016 11 05 AM ESTEmbargo expired 22 Feb 2016 11 00 AM ESTSource Newsroom University of East Anglia Add to Favorites Contact Information Available for logged in reporters only Citations Nature February ... - Read More

New Theorem Helps Reveal Tuberculosis' Secret

Released 22 Feb 2016 4 05 PM ESTSource Newsroom Rice University Add to Favorites Contact Information Available for logged in reporters only Citations PLOS Computational BiologyMar 1 2016 HOUSTON Feb 22 2016 A new methodology ... - Read More

Fluorescent biosensors light up high-throughput metabolic engineering

Synthetic biologists are learning to turn microbes and unicellular organisms into highly productive factories by re engineering their metabolism to produce valued commodities such as fine chemicals therapeutics and biofuels To speed up identification of ... - Read More

Researchers create synthetic biopathway to turn agriculture waste into 'green' products

Researchers at the University of Minnesota have engineered a new synthetic biopathway that can more efficiently and cost effectively turn agricultural waste like corn stover and orange peels into a variety of useful products ranging ... - Read More

Slime Can See

Released 9 Feb 2016 12 05 PM ESTSource Newsroom eLife Add to Favorites Contact Information Available for logged in reporters only Citations eLifeFeb 10 2016 After more than 300 years of looking scientists have figured ... - Read More

Researchers Create Synthetic Biopathway to Turn Agriculture Waste Into 'Green' Products

Released 8 Feb 2016 10 00 AM ESTSource Newsroom University of Minnesota College of Science and Engineering more news from this source Add to Favorites Contact Information Available for logged in reporters only Citations Nature ... - Read More

Scientists Take Key Step Toward Custom-Made Nanoscale Chemical Factories

a characteristic essential for future applications Aussignargues said “The engineered protein was also more stable than its natural counterpart which was a big surprise ” he said “You can treat it with things that normally ... - Read More

No More Insulin Injections?

a ring containing two carbon atoms and three nitrogen atoms They suspect this class of molecules may interfere with the immune system’s ability to recognize the material as foreign The work was supported in part ... - Read More

Microbes Take Their Vitamins - for the Good of Science

Released 21 Jan 2016 10 05 AM ESTSource Newsroom Pacific Northwest National Laboratory more news from this source Add to Favorites Contact Information Available for logged in reporters only Citations ACS Chemical Biology Dec 15 ... - Read More

Pulling Apart the Cytoskeleton

Released 23 Nov 2015 4 05 PM ESTSource Newsroom ASBMB Today Add to Favorites Contact Information Available for logged in reporters only Citations Journal of Biological ChemistryBy Alexandra Pantos Nov 25 2015 Maintaining the shape ... - Read More

Diamonds -- a Tooth's Best Friend?

could be added to that list Scientists have developed a new material with nanodiamonds that has the potential to improve current root canal therapies and help prevent future infection Their report appears in the journal ... - Read More
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