News tagged with eukaryotic organisms

Engineering alternative fuel with cyanobacteria

(—Sandia National Laboratories Truman Fellow Anne Ruffing has engineered two strains of cyanobacteria to produce free fatty acids, a precursor to liquid fuels, but she has also found that the process cuts the bacteria's ...

dateJan 07, 2013 in Biotechnology
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Raising the blockade

At crucial points in the metabolism of all organisms, a protein with the unwieldy name of Translation Elongation Factor P (EF-P, for short) takes center stage. What it actually does during protein synthesis has only now been ...

dateDec 14, 2012 in Cell & Microbiology
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