Biochemistry

Degradable sugar-based polymers may store and release useful molecular freight

1 day ago   |   Phys.org

Degradable, bio-based polymers offer options for chemical recycling, and they can be a tool to store and release useful molecules. Scientists have developed a class of...
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New antifungal compound from ant farms

3 days ago   |   Phys.org   |   2 articles

Attine ants are farmers, and they grow fungus as food. Pseudonocardia and Streptomyces bacteria are their farmhands, producing metabolites that protect the crop from pathogens...
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Unlocking 'the shape of water' in mechanisms of antibiotic resistance

4 days ago   |   Phys.org

New high-resolution structures of the bacterial ribosome determined by researchers at the University of Illinois Chicago show that a single water molecule may be the cause-and...
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Sensei RNA: Iron fist in a velvet glove

4 days ago   |   Phys.org

"The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes, but in having new eyes."
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Fungal wearables and devices: Biomaterials pave the way toward science fiction future

5 days ago   |   Phys.org

Fungi are among the world's oldest and most tenacious organisms. They are now showing great promise to become one of the most useful materials for producing textiles, gadgets...
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New research could lead to more treatment options for diabetes patients

5 days ago   |   Phys.org

For the first time, scientists have come up with a precise atomic level explanation for why glulisine- a commonly used medication to treat diabetes- is faster acting than insulin.
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Research breaks new ground in understanding how a molecular motor generates force

9 days ago   |   Phys.org

A team of biophysicists from the University of Massachusetts Amherst and Penn State College of Medicine set out to tackle the long-standing question about the nature of force...
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Expanding the biosynthetic pathway via retrobiosynthesis

9 days ago   |   Phys.org

KAIST metabolic engineers present the bio-based production of multiple short-chain primary amines that have a wide range of applications in chemical industries for the first...
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Compound from medicinal herb kills brain-eating amoebae in lab studies

10 days ago   |   Phys.org

Primary amoebic meningoencephalitis , a deadly disease caused by the "brain-eating amoeba" Naegleria fowleri, is becoming more common in some areas of the world, and it has no...
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Using electricity to increase the amount of data that can be stored by DNA

11 days ago   |   Phys.org

A team of researchers at Columbia University has developed a way to allow DNA strands to store more data. In their study, published in the journal Science, the group applied a...
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