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Risks in your food

Food allergies have been on the increase for years. There is currently only one solution for patients: avoid allergy-triggering products. Fraunhofer researchers are making an important contribution to consumer protection ...

dateSep 06, 2016 in Analytical Chemistry
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Barcodes to identify gene regulators

The same DNA is present in every cell of an organism, but only some genes are expressed in a given cell. These genes are activated by proteins called transcription factors, in response to various biological signals. Transcription ...

dateSep 06, 2016 in Biotechnology
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A minimalist theory to predict protein movements

Proteins are large molecules that carry out all basic cell functions. In order to achieve this, they continually change shape by expanding or contracting parts; they hide surfaces or reveal them to interaction with other ...

dateSep 06, 2016 in Biochemistry
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Helpers for energy acquisition from plants

Research into plant cells is far from complete. Scientists under the biochemist Professor Peter Dörmann at Universität Bonn have now succeeded in describing the function of chloroplasts in more detail. These are plant and ...

dateSep 06, 2016 in Biotechnology
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A tail of gene expression

Messenger molecules that convey instructions from DNA to protein factories for protein synthesis require special molecular tails for their stability and function. Now, a team of scientists from the Institute for Stem Cell ...

dateSep 06, 2016 in Biotechnology
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