News tagged with amino acids

Dependency can be an evolutionary advantage

It has been known for quite some time that genetically modified bacteria, which have lost their ability to produce certain amino acids and retrieve these nutrients from their environment grow better than bacteria, which produce ...

dateNov 07, 2016 in Cell & Microbiology
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Major advance in designer drug development

In a world-first, researchers from The University of Queensland and University of Washington (UW) have produced tailor-made peptides – an advance expected to help improve drug design and environmentally-friendly pesticides.

dateOct 14, 2016 in Biochemistry
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