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Initiating DNA repair

To find out what activates SIRT6, the researchers alternately applied chemical inhibitors to human skin cells to determine which proteins were essential in getting the gene to repair the broken DNA strands. They discovered ...

dateSep 09, 2016 in Cell & Microbiology
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Slow-binding inhibition of cholinesterases

Reversible inhibition of an enzyme, an activity in which the inhibiting molecular entity (often a small chemical called ligand or inhibitor) associates and dissociates from the protein's binding site, is a very fast process. ...

dateApr 14, 2016 in Biochemistry
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Rooting out doping in racehorses

Doping in the horseracing industry has spurred regulations banning performance-enhancing drugs, as well as calls for an anti-doping agency in the U.S. But as in human sports, testing for certain kinds of prohibited substances ...

dateJan 13, 2016 in Analytical Chemistry
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