Ruhr-Universitaet-Bochum

How proteins bring together membrane blebs

Researchers have gained new insights into the mechanisms with which certain proteins help the immune defence mechanism in the human body. Pathogens such as viruses or bacteria are wrapped in membrane blebs and rendered harmless ...

dateJul 03, 2017 in Cell & Microbiology
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Fixation of powder catalysts on electrodes

Chemists at Ruhr-Universität Bochum have developed a new method to tightly fix catalyst powders on electrode surfaces. Currently, the high physical stress induced on catalyst films by gas evolving reactions hampers the application ...

dateJun 30, 2017 in Materials Science
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How green algae assemble their enzymes

Researchers at Ruhr-Universität Bochum have analysed how green algae manufacture complex components of a hydrogen-producing enzyme. The enzyme, known as the hydrogenase, may be relevant for the biotechnological production ...

dateMar 27, 2017 in Biochemistry
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