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Bakar Fellow: Aiding cells' strategy to survive

As any human biology text will tell you, enzymes in the stomach and intestine break down proteins that are locked into almost every bite we eat. The proteins' amino acid building blocks are then transported to the body's ...

dateFeb 06, 2017 in Biochemistry
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Why acid trips last so long

Ever wondered why there have been so many urban myths and songs dedicated to LSD? Molecular dynamics (MD) simulations suggest that LSD's slow binding kinetics may be due to a 'lid' formed by extracellular loop 2 (EL2) at ...

dateFeb 03, 2017 in Biochemistry
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