News tagged with plant proteins

Plants feel the heat

It's not just humans and animals that suffer when the mercury rises, plants feel the heat too. Heat stress is a major issue in agriculture and can significantly reduce crop yield. Even small increases in temperature can affect ...

dateFeb 13, 2018 in Biotechnology
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Scientists reveal double life of sunflower enzyme

Scientists have explained how a protein-cutting enzyme can join the ends of proteins together, creating protein circles; a finding with immediate applications in producing therapeutic drug treatments that is published in ...

dateFeb 01, 2018 in Biochemistry
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Self-defense for plants

When you see brown spots on otherwise healthy green leaves, you may be witnessing a plant's immune response as it tries to keep a bacterial infection from spreading. Some plants are more resistant to such infections than ...

dateJan 08, 2018 in Biotechnology
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