University of Western Australia

Scientists reveal double life of sunflower enzyme

Scientists have explained how a protein-cutting enzyme can join the ends of proteins together, creating protein circles; a finding with immediate applications in producing therapeutic drug treatments that is published in ...

dateFeb 01, 2018 in Biochemistry
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The rise of turfs—flattening of global kelp forests

Research published today into the state of kelp forests around the world shows they are being degraded into flat seascapes carpeted by short, unwanted turf-algae – and the Western Australian coastline is one of the worst-affected ...

dateJan 18, 2018 in Ecology
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