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Anti-Malaria Drugs can Treat Cancer: Here's How

ANTI-MALARIA DRUGS CAN TREAT CANCER: HERE'S HOW

Mechanism of action of anti-malarial drugs that can be used for treating cancer has been discovered. These drugs target the enzyme...

SCIENTISTS DEBUNK POTENTIAL LINK TO CROP COLD TOLERANCE

When temperatures drop, the enzyme Rubisco that fuels plant growth and yield gets sluggish. Many crops compensate by producing more...

 
 
 

GENOTYPING-BY-SEQUENCING EMPOWERED GENETIC DIVERSITY ANALYSIS OF JORDANIAN OAT WILD RELATIVE AVENA STERILIS

Abstract Recent advances in next generation sequencing technologies make genotyping-by-sequencing more feasible for molecular characterization...

BIOPROCESS OPTIMIZATION FOR PECTINASE PRODUCTION USING ASPERGILLUS NIGER IN A SUBMERGED CULTIVATION SYSTEM

Pectinase enzymes present a high priced category of microbial enzymes with many potential applications in various food and oil industries...

 
 
 

EFFECT OF LIGNIN FRACTIONS ISOLATED FROM DIFFERENT BIOMASS SOURCES ON CELLULOSE OXIDATION BY FUNGAL LYTIC POLYSACCHARIDE MONOOXYGENASES

Lytic polysaccharide monooxygenases are copper-dependent enzymes that oxidatively cleave recalcitrant lignocellulose in the presence...

Microscopic View into a Bioenergetic Supercomplex

MICROSCOPIC VIEW INTO A BIOENERGETIC SUPERCOMPLEX

Image size: 1.9MB made with VMD Bacteria are remarkable at tailoring their bioenergetic machineries to adapt to and thrive in diverse...

 
 
 
Boosting the 'anti-aging molecule' may protect diseased livers and kidneys too, study finds

BOOSTING THE 'ANTI-AGING MOLECULE' MAY PROTECT DISEASED LIVERS AND KIDNEYS TOO, STUDY FINDS

Swiss scientists have discovered that blocking an enzyme in the liver and kidneys may boost levels of an anti-aging molecule to slow...

 
 
 

EFFICIENT PRODUCTION OF EXTRACELLULAR PULLULANASE IN BACILLUS SUBTILIS ATCC6051 USING THE HOST STRAIN CONSTRUCTION AND PROMOTER OPTIMIZATION EXPRESSION SYSTEM

Bacillus subtilis has been widely used as a host for heterologous protein expression in food industry. B. subtilis ATCC6051 is an alternative...

THE GOLDILOCKS PRINCIPLE IN BIOLOGY-FINE-TUNING THE 'JUST RIGHT' SIGNAL LOAD

In the fairy tale "Goldilocks and the Three Bears," Goldilocks invades the bears' house, where she finds three bowls of porridge, but...

 
 
 

MCT2 MEDIATES CONCENTRATION-DEPENDENT INHIBITION OF GLUTAMINE METABOLISM BY MOG

MCT2 mediates concentration-dependent inhibition of glutamine metabolism by MOG MCT2 mediates concentration-dependent inhibition of...

THE TRANSCRIPTION FACTOR TPRFX1 IS AN ESSENTIAL REGULATOR OF AMYLASE AND CELLULASE GENE EXPRESSION IN TALAROMYCES PINOPHILUS

Perfect and low cost of fungal amylolytic and cellulolytic enzymes are prerequisite for the industrialization of plant biomass biorefinergy...

 
 
 

GENE EXPRESSION DURING DROUGHT DETERMINED IN PAPAYA

Papaya is a fruit crop rich in nutrients and papain, a digestive enzyme widely used in industrial applications. It confers drought...

Autism breakthrough: New drug may 'turn down' enzyme that hijacks social behavior

AUTISM BREAKTHROUGH: NEW DRUG MAY 'TURN DOWN' ENZYME THAT HIJACKS SOCIAL BEHAVIOR

Researchers at Florida Atlantic University found that a particular enzyme sweeps up too much serotonin in people on the autism spectrum....

 
 
 

UNDERSTANDING NATURAL FUNGICIDE SYNTHESIS-THE PATHWAY TO STROBILURINS REVEALED AT LAST

Scientists from the Universities of Bristol and Hannover studying a naturally-produced compound that inspired the biggest selling family...

Why women may age slower than men: Estrogen protects cells from wear-and-tear, study finds 

WHY WOMEN MAY AGE SLOWER THAN MEN: ESTROGEN PROTECTS CELLS FROM WEAR-AND-TEAR, STUDY FINDS 

Estrogen may promote the production of the key enzyme to telomeres, the end caps of chromosomes protect our DNA, new University of...

 
 
 
3 win chemistry Nobel; findings led to best-selling drug

3 WIN CHEMISTRY NOBEL; FINDINGS LED TO BEST-SELLING DRUG

STOCKHOLM - Three researchers who "harnessed the power of evolution" to produce enzymes and antibodies that have led to a new best-selling...

Geron's Drug Alliance with Janssen Terminated, Shares Plummet 68%

GERON'S DRUG ALLIANCE WITH JANSSEN TERMINATED, SHARES PLUMMET 68%

Four years after Geron landed a pharmaceutical partner to co-develop its lead drug, the Menlo Park, CA, biotech is now moving forward...

 
 
 

DECODING THE STRUCTURE OF AN RNA-BASED CRISPR SYSTEM

Scientists report the detailed molecular structure of CRISPR-Cas13d, a promising enzyme for emerging RNA-editing technology. They were...

ECPRED: A TOOL FOR THE PREDICTION OF THE ENZYMATIC FUNCTIONS OF PROTEIN SEQUENCES BASED ON THE EC NOMENCLATURE

The automated prediction of the enzymatic functions of uncharacterized proteins is a crucial topic in bioinformatics. Although several...