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THERMOSTABILITY AND SUBSTRATE SPECIFICITY OF GH-11 XYLANASE FROM THERMOMYCES LANUGINOSUS VAPS24

Abstract The three dimensional structure of GH-11 xylanase from Thermomyces lanuginosus was obtained through homology modeling. To...

All Aboard the Jungle Express!

ALL ABOARD THE JUNGLE EXPRESS!

By Lida Gifford In the quest to find the key to a rainforest dwelling bacterium's lignin-degrading ability, researchers at the Department...

 
 
 

VALUATION OF AGRO-INDUSTRIAL WASTES AS SUBSTRATES FOR HETEROLOGOUS PRODUCTION OF Α-GALACTOSIDASE

The recycling of agro-industrial wastes is at present limited by the availability of efficient and low-cost enzyme cocktails. The use...

MAGNETIZATION OF ACTIVE INCLUSION BODIES: COMPARISON WITH CENTRIFUGATION IN REPETITIVE BIOTRANSFORMATIONS

Physiological aggregation of a recombinant enzyme into enzymatically active inclusion bodies could be an excellent strategy to obtain...

 
 
 

NONFUNCTIONAL MISSENSE MUTANTS IN TWO WELL CHARACTERIZED CYTOSOLIC ENZYMES REVEAL IMPORTANT INFORMATION ABOUT PROTEIN STRUCTURE AND FUNCTION

Abstract The isolation and characterization of 42 unique nonfunctional missense mutants in the bacterial cytosolic β-galactosidase...

A Perfect Pairing: How Omegas & Probiotics Can Help Ease Allergies

A PERFECT PAIRING: HOW OMEGAS & PROBIOTICS CAN HELP EASE ALLERGIES

Since the release of our Pronine™ Flora 4-in-1 Canine Probiotic, Prebiotic, Digestive Enzyme, Herb Supplement , people have been asking...

 
 
 
Scientists discover how to CONVERT types A and B into type O 

SCIENTISTS DISCOVER HOW TO CONVERT TYPES A AND B INTO TYPE O 

A new study from the University of British Columbia in Canada has found an enzyme that is 30 percent more effective at removing antigens...

Making Universal Donor O Group Blood From Other Groups

MAKING UNIVERSAL DONOR O GROUP BLOOD FROM OTHER GROUPS

Scientists identify enzymes secreted by human gut bacteria that may be able to help convert A, B and AB group blood to O group blood...

 
 
 

GUT BACTERIA PROVIDE KEY TO MAKING UNIVERSAL BLOOD

Blood banks around the world are continually in need of type O blood, which can be universally administered in an emergency. Researchers...

ENZYME-POWERED PROTOCELLS RISE TO THE TOP

Researchers have successfully assembled enzyme-powered artificial cells that can float or sink depending on their internal chemical...

 
 
 

SCIENTISTS IDENTIFY ENZYME THAT COULD ACCELERATE BIOFUEL PRODUCTION

Researchers at the Tokyo Institute of Technology report on an enzyme belonging to the glycerol-3-phosphate acyltransferase family as...

Maple-leaf extract is a 'plant-based Botox', scientists claim

MAPLE-LEAF EXTRACT IS A 'PLANT-BASED BOTOX', SCIENTISTS CLAIM

Researchers from the University of Rhode Island found that extracts in maple leaves, known as GCGs, inhibit the enzyme that causes...

 
 
 

POISED FOR PHASE 3, GALERA'S GC4419 WARDS OFF RADIATION SIDE EFFECTS

In data to be presented at a meeting of the American Chemical Society, Galera's synthetic enzyme GC4419 appears to stave off severe...

Building on nature: Scientists improve on a plastic-digesting enzyme to stem plastic waste

BUILDING ON NATURE: SCIENTISTS IMPROVE ON A PLASTIC-DIGESTING ENZYME TO STEM PLASTIC WASTE

Plastic products are a considerable part of modern civilization, but disposing of them is one of today's greatest environmental problems....

 
 
 
7 Natural Ways to Remove Facial Hair - No Razor Required

7 NATURAL WAYS TO REMOVE FACIAL HAIR - NO RAZOR REQUIRED

According to research from Bristol-Myers, about 20 million American women remove facial hair at least once a week. Hormonal changes...

Is CRISPR Gene Editing Doomed, Even As Gene Therapy Enters the Clinic?

IS CRISPR GENE EDITING DOOMED, EVEN AS GENE THERAPY ENTERS THE CLINIC?

Anyone watching the recent 60 Minutes segment on CRISPR would conclude that the gene editing technology is on the brink of pouring...

 
 
 
Prostate Cancer Cell Research Suggests Possible Therapy

PROSTATE CANCER CELL RESEARCH SUGGESTS POSSIBLE THERAPY

Expanding on previous findings, a group of Mayo researchers continue using discovery research in cells to find options for treating...

COMPLEX INTERPLAY OF LESION-SPECIFIC DNA REPAIR ENZYME ON BISTRANDED CLUSTERED DNA DAMAGE HARBORING TG:G MISMATCH IN NUCLEOSOME CORE PARTICLES

Abstract 5,6-Dihydroxy-5,6-dihydrothymine and 7,8-dihydro-8-oxo-2′-deoxyguanosine are major DNA damage lesions produced by endogenous...

 
 
 
Newly Identified Target May Help With Drug Discovery for Chronic Inflammatory Diseases

NEWLY IDENTIFIED TARGET MAY HELP WITH DRUG DISCOVERY FOR CHRONIC INFLAMMATORY DISEASES

NewsBlocking the CMPK2 enzyme may result in new treatments for osteoarthritis, Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson's disease, lung cancer...

How some supplements interfere with medications

HOW SOME SUPPLEMENTS INTERFERE WITH MEDICATIONS

It's not only certain foods that can spell trouble One of the worst offenders: St. John's wort. A phytochemical in the herb ramps up...