News tagged with fatty acids

Coated droplets hint at formation of early cells

( —Researchers at the University of Bristol have designed a chemical system that brings together alternative ideas on how primitive cells were formed on the early Earth to produce a new model of protocell organization. ...

dateApr 25, 2014 in Biochemistry
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The anti-inflammatory factory

Russian scientists, in collaboration with their colleagues from Pittsburgh University, have discovered how lipid mediators are produced. The relevant paper was published in Nature Chemistry. Lipid mediators are molecules ...

dateApr 22, 2014 in Biochemistry
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Biosynthesis captured in motion

( —Chemists have caught molecules in the act of biosynthesis revealing an animated view of how a fundamental piece of cellular machinery operates. The system they observed, a critical metabolic pathway, generates ...

dateDec 23, 2013 in Biochemistry
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