Archive: 13/01/2012

Fly named in honor of Beyonce

A previously un-named species of horse fly whose appearance is dominated by its glamorous golden lower abdomen has been named in honour of American pop diva, Beyoncé – a member of the former group Destiny's Child, ...

dateJan 13, 2012 in Plants & Animals
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Energy-saving chaperon Hsp90

A special group of proteins, the so-called chaperons, helps other proteins to obtain their correct conformation. Until now scientists supposed that hydrolyzing ATP provides the energy for the large conformational changes ...

dateJan 13, 2012 in Cell & Microbiology
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