News tagged with synthetic proteins

First successful total synthesis of Erythropoietin

(—"Blood is quite a peculiar kind of juice"—that is what Mephisto knew, according to Goethe's "Faust". But if blood really is very special, then erythropoietin (EPO) must be a very special molecule, as it triggers ...

dateOct 15, 2012 in Biochemistry
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Molecular code cracked

( -- Scientists have cracked a molecular code that may open the way to destroying or correcting defective gene products, such as those that cause genetic disorders in humans.

dateAug 17, 2012 in Cell & Microbiology
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Crystal clear research

( -- Scientists have successfully created synthetic crystals whose structures and properties mimic those of naturally occurring biominerals such as seashells.

dateSep 06, 2011 in Nanomaterials
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Synthetic enzymes could help ID proteins

( -- Using a rare metal that's not utilized by nature, Rice University chemists have created a synthetic enzyme that could help unlock the identities of thousands of difficult-to-study proteins, including many ...

dateApr 28, 2010 in Biochemistry
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