News tagged with biological macromolecules

Organic carbon from Mars, but not biological

(Phys.org) -- Molecules containing large chains of carbon and hydrogen--the building blocks of all life on Earth--have been the targets of missions to Mars from Viking to the present day. While these molecules have previously ...

dateMay 24, 2012 in Space Exploration
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The making of biorelevant nanomaterials

The interactions of biological macromolecules such as nucleic acids, proteins, and polysaccharide–protein conjugates can be mimicked by artificial polyelectrolytes. Such synthetic polyionic complexes are expected to serve ...

dateJan 03, 2018 in Nanomaterials
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In-cell NMR: A new application

The structure of biological macromolecules is critical to understanding their function, mode of interaction and relationship with their neighbours, and how physiological processes are altered by mutations or changes in the ...

dateMar 08, 2017 in Cell & Microbiology
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