Sensor demonstrates lack of space in living cells

Proteins and other bio molecules are often analysed exclusively in aqueous solutions in test tubes. But it is uncertain if these experimental studies can be transferred to the densely-packed cellular environment. The Bochum-based ...

dateJan 05, 2015 in Biochemistry
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A protecting umbrella against oxygen

In the development of fuel cells the effort of generations of scientist and engineers have led to efficient and stable catalysts based on noble metals. These catalysts have reached the required threshold in terms of performance ...

dateAug 04, 2014 in Materials Science
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From 'law' to 'religion'

In the international journal Religion, the Islamicist Stefan Reichmuth and the Latinist Reinhold Glei have published a joint paper on the concept of religion in the Koran. The RUB researchers show how, in Latin translations ...

dateJul 05, 2012 in Social Sciences
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'Work environment' affects protein properties

The function of proteins, which fulfil various tasks inside the cells, is often analysed in aqueous buffer solutions. However, it is not known, for example in case of pharmaceutical studies, if they work in the same way in ...

dateJul 03, 2014 in Biochemistry
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