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Mysteries of enzyme mechanism revealed

30-Nov-2016

An international research team led by the University of Leicester has made a breakthrough advance by trapping an intermediate in the mechanism of enzymes called heme peroxidases and determining its structure using a beam of neutrons from the heart of a nuclear reactor. The Leicester team members ...

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Staph uses nitric oxide enzyme to colonize noses

30-Nov-2016

Staph bacteria colonize nasal passages through a newly discovered function for a primeval biochemical mechanism. The interior of the nose is a prime dwelling place for some forms of staph. More than one-third of the population has a chronic presence of Staphylococcus aureus in their nostrils and ...

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Three more interlaboratory tests on safety of chemicals

29-Nov-2016

The causes of accidents can be diverse, whether it is an explosion in a chemical plant or a fire on a dangerous goods freighter. Prevention starts in the laboratory where chemicals are tested for their hazardous properties. Safety experts, haulage contractors or traders must be able to rely on ...

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New method for analyzing crystal structure

Exotic materials called photonic crystals reveal their internal characteristics with new method

28-Nov-2016

A new technique developed by MIT researchers reveals the inner details of photonic crystals, synthetic materials whose exotic optical properties are the subject of widespread research. Photonic crystals are generally made by drilling millions of closely spaced, minuscule holes in a slab of ...

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Enough is enough

Stem cell factor Nanog knows when to slow down

28-Nov-2016

The transcription factor Nanog plays a crucial role in the self-renewal of embryonic stem cells. Previously unclear was how its protein abundance is regulated in the cells. Researchers at the Helmholtz Zentrum München and the Technical University of Munich, working in collaboration with ...

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Breaking new territory analyzing DNA modifications in glioblastoma

28-Nov-2016

Using state-of-the-art molecular biology and statistical approaches, researchers at Dartmouth's Norris Cotton Cancer Center (NCCC) have identified the functional role of two distinct DNA modifications in glioblastoma (GBM) tissues. The signature of one of these pattern disruptions in particular, ...

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analytica 2018: Preparations for the upcoming exhibition are underway

28-Nov-2016

Exhibitors can now register for analytica 2018. As the leading international trade fair for the analysis, laboratory technology and biotechnology industry, analytica has been a gathering for decision-makers and users in the laboratory community for 50 years. The next edition of analytica takes ...

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Missed Connections

25-Nov-2016

Studies of brain activity typically draw their findings from measurement averages across entire groups of subjects. But new research out of UC Santa Barbara that highlights a novel method of characterizing and comparing the brain dynamics in individuals may signal a shift in that approach. While ...

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Multi-organ platform for risk assessment of nanomaterials

Multimodular microchip platform for predicting the behaviour of nanomaterials in the body

25-Nov-2016

Nanomaterials are already part of everyday life in our modern society. New applications, along with continuously rising quantities being produced, have led to an increased exposure to nanomaterials for both people and the environment. Predicting the behaviour of nanomaterials in organisms and ...

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The birth of the brightest red glowing protein

25-Nov-2016

The brightest red fluorescent protein ever, mScarlet, has just been engineered by researchers at the University of Amsterdam, the Institut de Biologie Structurale, IBS (CEA/CNRS/University Grenoble Alpes) and the European Synchrotron (ESRF) in France. mScarlet can be used to monitor the activity ...

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