enzymes
Kids’ Sudden Cardiac Deaths Explained by Heritable Mutations in a Single Gene
Kids’ Sudden Cardiac Deaths Explained by Heritable Mutations in a Single Gene
Kerry Grens | Aug 11, 2016
Examining the tragedies of several families who each lost multiple children, two teams of researchers reveal a previously unappreciated role for a mitochondrial enzyme.
Heady Stuff
Heady Stuff
Kate Yandell | Nov 1, 2015
New research on how fat influences brain neuronal activity
Fish Make Their Own Sun Protection
Fish Make Their Own Sun Protection
Jenny Rood | May 14, 2015
Zebrafish and other vertebrates have the enzymatic machinery to synthesize gadusol, an ultraviolet light-absorbing compound.
Beetle Bomb
Beetle Bomb
Jenny Rood | May 1, 2015
High-speed X-ray video reveals how bombardier beetles control their toxic sprays.
Mitochondrial Enzyme Detailed
Mitochondrial Enzyme Detailed
Jef Akst | Jan 9, 2015
Researchers reveal clues regarding how an ancient mitochondrial enzyme helps maintain healthy cells across the tree of life.
Enzyme Design
Enzyme Design
Jef Akst | Dec 3, 2014
Researchers create synthetic enzymes in the lab, encoded by artificial genetic material.
Deep-Sea Detox
Deep-Sea Detox
Molly Sharlach | Oct 21, 2014
Unique chemistry allows microbes to strip pollutants of halogen atoms, a study shows.
Virtual Reaction
Virtual Reaction
Molly Sharlach | Oct 20, 2014
A computer simulation could predict antibiotic resistance.
Sophie Dumont: Forces at Play
Sophie Dumont: Forces at Play
Kerry Grens | May 1, 2014
Assistant Professor, Department of Cell & Tissue Biology, University of California, San Francisco. Age: 38
Emily Scott: Enzyme Explorer
Emily Scott: Enzyme Explorer
Dan Cossins | Mar 1, 2013
Associate Professor, Medicinal Chemistry, University of Kansas. Age: 43