News tagged with small molecules

Small molecules fighting aging-related diseases

For the first time an international research network led by Bayreuth Biochemist Prof. Dr. Clemens Steegborn has succeeded in producing small molecules able to activate the enzyme sirtuin 6. Furthermore, the scientists were ...

dateMar 08, 2017 in Biochemistry
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Fluorescence dyes from the pressure cooker

Perylene bisimides are organic pigments with interesting dye properties. While these compounds are red in the solid state, when dissolved, they generate bright yellowish-green solutions under UV irradiation. Aside from their ...

dateJan 30, 2017 in Materials Science
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