News tagged with enzyme protein

Random walks on DNA

Scientists have revealed how a bacterial enzyme has evolved an energy-efficient method to move long distances along DNA. The findings, published in Science, present further insight into the coupling of chemical and mechanical ...

dateApr 19, 2013 in Cell & Microbiology
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New software dramatically speeds enzyme design

A Duke University-led team has brought powerful software to the never-ending arms race between antibiotics and germs. Working together, computer scientists and biochemists have developed and laboratory-tested a computer program ...

dateFeb 16, 2009 in
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How to separate a sheep from its flock

( -- When the signaling proteins known as kinases stop working, the results can be dramatic. Glitches in the enzymes can trigger diabetes, impair immune function, or drive the spread of cancers, and scientists ...

dateApr 04, 2011 in Medical research
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