New research by scientists from the University of Chicago demonstrates that the mammalian enzyme ALKBH1 can remove molecular modifications from transfer RNA causing a measurable effect on protein translation in the cell The study published ... - Read More
they just might not realize it ” The epigenome is the master regulator of gene expression and thus has an integral role in nearly every physiological process Therefore toxicologists who research health exposure related disease ... - Read More
Sep 29 2016 Hot dogs are the perfect summer fare But knowing for sure what you're getting inside a bun can be difficult Now scientists have devised a method that could help prevent frankfurter fraud ... - Read More
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
by adding three identical molecules known as methyl groups at a specific place on a packaging protein known as histone 3. Dahl a visiting scholar in Ren’s lab and co first author on the Nature ... - Read More
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
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
A common theme in medicine is that detecting a disease early on can lead to more effective treatments This relies partly on luck that the patient gets screened at the right time but more important ... - Read More
damaged tomatoes that are unsuitable for sale at the grocery store Their pilot project involves a biological based fuel cell that uses tomato waste left over from harvests in Florida Venkataramana Gadhamshetty Ph D South ... - Read More
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
Like the gravitational forces that are responsible for the attraction between the Earth and the moon as well as the dynamics of the entire solar system there exist attractive forces between objects at the nanoscale ... - Read More
Released 18 Feb 2016 2 05 PM ESTEmbargo expired 18 Feb 2016 5 00 PM ESTSource Newsroom National Institute of Chemistry Add to Favorites Contact Information Available for logged in reporters only Citations Nature Communications ... - Read More
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
Released 11 Feb 2016 2 05 PM ESTSource Newsroom Arizona State University Add to Favorites Contact Information Available for logged in reporters only Citations Nature CommunicationsFeb 12 2016 Living systems rely on a dizzying variety ... - Read More
Using bundled strands of DNA to build Tinkertoy like tetrahedral cages scientists at the U S Department of Energy's Brookhaven National Laboratory have devised a way to trap and arrange nanoparticles in a way that ... - Read More
How information is transferred from biological molecules to crystalline surfaces could pave the way for the development of new drugs and other synthetic materials New research published today in Nature Chemistry explains how biological molecules ... - Read More
Released 29 Jan 2016 1 05 PM ESTSource Newsroom Stony Brook University more news from this source Add to Favorites Contact Information Available for logged in reporters only Citations StructureJan 30 2016 STONY BROOK N ... - Read More
Since the 1960s computer chips have been built using a process called photolithography But in the past five years chip features have gotten smaller than the wavelength of light which has required some ingenious modifications ... - Read More
Kazan Federal University partnered up with Justus Liebig University Giessen Russian Academy of Sciences and Georg August University Gottingen to reveal both structural and functional changes of the microbial community resistant to and able to ... - Read More
Humria Remicade Rituxan Avastin and Herceptin ATRP is having a broad application interfacing with biology ATRP has enabled both the controlled synthesis of complex biomimetic polymers and the preparation of bio hybrids The fusion of ... - Read More
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