News tagged with amino acids

Shedding light on an assistant protein

Observing in-protein motions with high spatial and temporal resolution: This is made possible by a new technology developed by scientists from the University of Würzburg, giving new insight into the functional mechanisms ...

dateJun 20, 2016 in Biochemistry
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The riddle of life's single-handedness

Try shaking a colleague's left hand with your right hand. It just doesn't work, does it? Your right palm and her or his left palm cannot mesh comfortably because hands are chiral objects, having non-superimposable mirror ...

dateJun 15, 2016 in Materials Science
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New tools to manipulate biology

Chemistry has provided many key tools and techniques to the biological community in the last twenty years. We can now make proteins that Mother Nature never thought of, image unique parts of live cells and even see cells ...

dateMay 24, 2016 in Biochemistry
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