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Creating rings in natural antibiotic synthesis

Scientists at the University of Bristol have revealed the secrets of the key ring forming cascade in the biosynthesis of a globally used antibiotic. They hope their findings could lead to the development of antibiotics with ...

dateNov 26, 2018 in Biochemistry
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How water fleas detect predators

Water fleas of the genus daphnia detect via chemical substances if their predators, namely Chaoborus larvae, are hunting in their vicinity. If so, they generate defences that make them more difficult to consume. The signalling ...

dateNov 27, 2018 in Plants & Animals Evolution
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