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Molecular mapping made easy

Every day, every inch of skin on your body comes into contact with thousands of molecules—from food, cosmetics, sweat, the microbes that call your skin home. Now researchers can create interactive 3D maps that show where ...

dateDec 21, 2017 in Analytical Chemistry
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DNA damage repair—molecular insights

The first line of defense against skin cancer is the ability to repair DNA damage caused by UV light. The XPA protein plays an important role in the repair of certain DNA damage, and mutations in this protein have been implicated ...

dateDec 07, 2017 in Biochemistry
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Preventing psoriasis with vanillin

Small amounts of artificial vanilla extract, also known as vanillin, are in a wide range of products, from baked goods to perfumes. But vanillin's versatility doesn't stop there. In a recent mouse study reported in ACS' Journal ...

dateNov 29, 2017 in Other
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