News tagged with small molecules

Mapping molecular neighborhoods

At first glance, it seems counterintuitive. To learn more about how cells go awry causing disease, it seems logical to focus on the minutiae of a cell's molecular components: the specific genes, proteins, and small molecules ...

dateJul 06, 2016 in Biotechnology
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Seeing 'living' nanofibers in real time

The Greek goddess Psyche borrowed help from ants to sort a room full of different grains. Cells, on the other hand, do something similar without Olympian assistance, as they organize molecules into robust, functional fibers. ...

dateMay 31, 2016 in Materials Science
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