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 ›