News tagged with enzyme activity

'Seeing' hydrogen atoms to unveil enzyme catalysis

(Phys.org) —Enzymes are catalysts that speed up chemical reactions in living organisms and control many cellular biological processes by converting a molecule, or substrate, into a product used by the cell. For scientists, ...

dateJan 08, 2015 in Biochemistry
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Scientists find key to vitamin A metabolism

Researchers at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine have uncovered the mechanism that enables the enzyme Lecithin: retinol acyltransferase (LRAT) to store vitamin A—a process that is indispensable for vision.

dateDec 10, 2014 in Biochemistry
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Integrated nanozymes for brain chemistry

Nanozymes are novel nanomaterials with enzyme mimicking activities, which are superior to natural enzymes and even conventional artificial enzymes. They have attracted considerable attention because they offer the possibility ...

dateApr 13, 2016 in Biochemistry
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