News tagged with enzyme protein

Delaying fat digestion to curb appetite

Institute of Food Research scientists have discovered an unexpected synergy that helps break down fat. The discovery provides a focus to find ways to slow down fat digestion, and ultimately to create food structures that ...

dateAug 19, 2010 in Biochemistry
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Working in concert

As cells go about the process of building new proteins, each amino acid gets delivered individually to the protein-synthesizing machinery of the ribosome by a specialized transfer RNA (tRNA) molecule. This process is generally ...

dateDec 06, 2010 in Cell & Microbiology
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Fibroblasts invade at a snail's pace

A transcription factor known to drive the formation of fibroblasts during development also promotes their ability to invade and remodel surrounding tissues, report Rowe et al. in the February 9, 2009 issue of the Journal ...

dateFeb 02, 2009 in
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