News tagged with catalyst

Tracking down the reactivity of catalysts

An international team of chemists has found a method to accelerate the development of new catalysts. Using NMR spectroscopy together with computational chemisty, they can evaluate whether or not molecules can enable reactions.

dateJun 13, 2018 in Materials Science
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Alchemists of the cell environment

To analyse, understand, interfere, and correct. Researching about life machinery goes through deciphering how cells, the smaller alive units within an organism, work. Being healthy depends mainly on adequate behaviour of ...

dateMay 24, 2018 in Materials Science
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Artificial enzyme can activate a gene switch

Complex reaction cascades can be triggered in artificial molecular systems: Swiss scientists have constructed an enzyme than can penetrate a mammalian cell and accelerate the release of a hormone. This then activates a gene ...

dateMay 22, 2018 in Biochemistry
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