News tagged with amino acids

Molecular Lego with an encoded blueprint

Nature contains a special kind of Lego brick: biological molecules, peptides to be exact, that can be built together to form a wide range of complex structures. Unlike the popular toy bricks, however, the molecular building ...

dateMar 03, 2016 in Biochemistry
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Tunable peptide emulsifiers discovered

Emulsions, the stabilized mixtures of oil and water are the basis of many food and personal care products such as spreads, creams, and pastes. Each product has different requirements and there is a need for emulsifiers that ...

dateFeb 18, 2016 in Biochemistry
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New particle can track chemo

Tracking the path of chemotherapy drugs in real time and at a cellular level could revolutionize cancer care and help doctors sort out why two patients might respond differently to the same treatment.

dateJan 14, 2016 in Bio & Medicine
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