News tagged with protein enzymes

Chemists bring mixed folded proteins to life

Scientists from ITMO University in Saint Petersburg and Hebrew University in Jerusalem have found a way to recover a protein structure after its chemical denaturation. The method is based on electrostatic interaction between ...

dateJun 12, 2017 in Biochemistry
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Chemists brought folded proteins to life

Scientists from ITMO University in Saint Petersburg and Hebrew University in Jerusalem have found a way to recover a protein structure after its chemical denaturation. The method is based on electrostatic interaction between ...

dateMay 17, 2017 in Biochemistry
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How green algae assemble their enzymes

Researchers at Ruhr-Universität Bochum have analysed how green algae manufacture complex components of a hydrogen-producing enzyme. The enzyme, known as the hydrogenase, may be relevant for the biotechnological production ...

dateMar 27, 2017 in Biochemistry
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Prevention of RNA virus replication

Researchers at Okayama University have successfully cleaved influenza viral RNA to prevent its replication using novel artificial RNA restriction enzymes in laboratory cell cultures. While further improvements are needed, ...

dateNov 29, 2016 in Cell & Microbiology
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Protocells on the hunt

Researchers at the University of Bristol have designed a synthetic community of artificial cells that collectively displays a simple form of predatory behaviour.

dateOct 04, 2016 in Biochemistry
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The RNA that snips and stitches RNA

RNA is a fundamental molecule that codes for protein and controls gene expression, playing a part in regulating many cell responses and vital processes. The genetic information contained in premature messenger RNA (mRNA), ...

dateJun 30, 2016 in Biochemistry
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