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Classical enzymatic theory revised by including water motions

Enzymes are macromolecular biological catalysists that lead most of chemical reactions in living organisms. The main focus of enzymology lies on enzymes themselves, whereas the role of water ...

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Vegetable oil ingredient key to destroying gastric disease bacteria

The bacterium Helicobacter pylori is strongly associated with gastric ulcers and cancer. To combat the infection, researchers at University of California, San Diego School of Medicine and Jacobs ...

Tue 25 Nov 14 from Medical Xpress

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Scientists determine how environment contributes to several human diseases

Using a new imaging technique, National Institutes of Health researchers have found that the biological machinery that builds DNA can insert molecules into the DNA strand that are damaged as ...

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Researchers move ultrafast, low-cost DNA sequencing technology a step closer to reality

A team of scientists from Arizona State University's Biodesign Institute and IBM's T.J. Watson Research Center have developed a prototype DNA reader that could make whole genome profiling an ...

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Wireless electronic implants stop staph, then dissolve

Researchers at Tufts University, in collaboration with a team at the University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana, have demonstrated a resorbable electronic implant that eliminated bacterial infection ...

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Nanoparticles infiltrate, kill cancer cells from within

Conventional treatment seeks to eradicate cancer cells by drugs and therapy delivered from outside the cell, which may also affect (and potentially harm) nearby normal cells.

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Cell's skeleton is never still: Scientists model dynamic instability of microtubules

New computer models that show how microtubules age are the first to match experimental results and help explain the dynamic processes behind an essential component of every living cell, according ...

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Research reveals how our bodies keep unwelcome visitors out of cell nuclei

The structure of pores found in cell nuclei has been uncovered by a UCL-led team of scientists, revealing how they selectively block certain molecules from entering, protecting genetic material ...

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University of Freiburg Chemist Receives 'Next Generation of Biotechnological Methods Biotechnology 2020+' Research Prize

Stefan Schiller receives 3.4 million euros in funding from the Federal Ministry of Education and Research The chemist Dr. Stefan Schiller from the University of Freiburg has received the research...

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Molecules that came in handy for first life on Earth

For the first time, chemists have successfully produced amino acid-like molecules that all have the same 'handedness', from simple building blocks and in a single test tube. Could this be how ...

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