News tagged with amino acids

Using nature to build nanomachines

Flagella are tiny rotary motors that move bacteria. A research team led by Keiichi Namba, professor at Osaka University has used electron cryomicroscopy to show that a small difference of only several amino acids can have ...

dateMar 09, 2017 in Cell & Microbiology
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New study shines light on photosynthesis

Terry Bricker, Moreland Family Professor in the Louisiana State University (LSU) Department of Biological Sciences, and colleagues at Palacký University in the Czech Republic and at the University of Cincinnati in Ohio have ...

dateMar 07, 2017 in Biotechnology
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New link found between sex and viruses

Sexual reproduction and viral infections actually have a lot in common. According to new research, both processes rely on a single protein that enables the seamless fusion of two cells, such as a sperm cell and egg cell, ...

dateFeb 23, 2017 in Cell & Microbiology
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