News tagged with enzyme protein

Protein engineers create new biocatalysts

Protein engineers at the California Institute of Technology (Caltech) have tapped into a hidden talent of one of nature's most versatile catalysts. The enzyme cytochrome P450 is nature's premier oxidation catalyst—a protein ...

dateDec 20, 2012 in Materials Science
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Ironing out the genetic cause of hemoglobin problems

(PhysOrg.com) -- A gene with a significant effect on regulating hemoglobin in the body has been identified as part of a genome-wide association study, which looked at the link between genes and hemoglobin level in 16,000 ...

dateOct 11, 2009 in Genetics
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Body clock regulates metabolism

(PhysOrg.com) -- UC Irvine researchers have discovered that circadian rhythms - our own body clock - regulate energy levels in cells. The findings have far-reaching implications, from providing greater insights into the bond ...

dateMar 12, 2009 in Cell & Microbiology
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New insight into an emerging genome-editing tool

(Phys.org) —The potential is there for bacteria and other microbes to be genetically engineered to perform a cornucopia of valuable goods and services, from the production of safer, more effective medicines and clean, green, ...

dateFeb 06, 2014 in Biotechnology
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