Archive: 02/09/2009

New technique boosts protein NMR imaging speeds

Solid-state nuclear magnetic resonance, or SSNMR, is a valuable tool to image and analyze the chemical makeup of proteins and other biomolecules. But the imaging process is time-consuming and requires large amounts of costly ...

dateFeb 09, 2009 in Medical research
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Batteries get a (nano)boost

Need to store electricity more efficiently? Put it behind bars. That's essentially the finding of a team of Rice University researchers who have created hybrid carbon nanotube metal oxide arrays as electrode material that ...

dateFeb 09, 2009 in Nanophysics
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Tailor-made recombinant proteins in mammals

A new way to direct chemical modifications to specific sites on recombinant proteins - including the monoclonal antibodies so important in the pharmaceutical industry - has been developed by Carolyn Bertozzi ...

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Lack of specific gene plays role in autism

It is estimated that three to six out of every 1,000 children in the United States have autism - and the number of diagnosed cases is rising. Autism is one of a group of series developmental problems called autism spectrum ...

dateFeb 09, 2009 in Medical research
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