Gram-negative pathogens, such as Enterobacteriaceae, Pseudomonas aeruginosa, and Acinetobacter baumannii are now responsible for many infections, including infections occurring in hospitals. Because of their broad spectrum of antibiotic resistance many antibiotics may now longer work well. A few years after… Read More ›
Circular oligonucleotides are covalently closed singular DNA or RNA strands that are resistant to degradation by many cellular DNA and RNA decay machineries. [Source: (left) Modelling DNA; Phil. Trans. R. Soc. A-2006-Harris-3319-34; (right) David Goodsell: The self-splicing RNA in PDB… Read More ›
Peptides – a collection of words, nouns and terms to review – natural peptides, synthetic peptides, peptide mimics, artificial peptides, modified peptides and more.
WHAT ARE PEPTIDES? Peptides are macro molecules that contain amino acid monomers linked together by peptide (amide) bonds. The covalent bonds are formed when the carboxyl group of one amino acid reacts with the amino group of another. Peptides are… Read More ›
Micro RNAs (miRNAs) have recently emerged as key regulators of metabolic processes! . More and more evidence is accumulating that suggest that the dysregulation of miRNAs may contribute to metabolic abnormalities such as the misregulation of cholesterol and lipid metabolism, insulin… Read More ›
Answer 1 . A “nano-flare” refers to a very small solar flare that happens in the corona, the external atmosphere of the Sun. . Answer 2 . Nano-flares are a new class of intracellular molecular probes. . This blog is… Read More ›
RNA FISH can be used to visualize subcellular locations of RNA or RNA-RBP complexes including the location of noncoding RNAs !
RNA FISH allows the identification and localization of noncoding RNAs in cells ! Ribonucleic Acid Fluorescence In Situ Hybridization (RNA FISH) is a visualization technique that allows simultaneous detection, localization, and quantification of individual RNA molecules at the subcellular level…. Read More ›
Bridged Nucleic Acid (BNA) based FISH probes are smart tools available from Biosynthesis Inc. Recent advancements in the design and development of molecular probes and image analysis has made fluorescence in situ hybridization (FISH) a powerful tool. Although being a… Read More ›