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Firecracker chemicals: June 25-July 2

Posted By David L. Evans, Thursday, July 02, 2015
Updated: Thursday, July 02, 2015

Firecracker chemicals: June 25-July 2

Cell membranes artifically created divide

http://www.rdmag.com/news/2015/06/scientists-create-synthetic-membranes-grow-living-cells?et_cid=4651640&et_rid=54713780&location=top

Complete, free report, images from R&D Mag.

This enzyme attacks gluten at low pH

http://www.nature.com/ajg/journal/v110/n6/full/ajg201597a.html

Free abstract from Nature

 

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Those biochemicals: June 19-26

Posted By David L. Evans, Thursday, June 18, 2015
Updated: Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Those biochemicals: June 19-26

Proteins

Is tau the protein behind Alzheimer?

http://www.dddmag.com/news/2015/05/peeking-healthy-brains-see-if-alzheimers-brewing?et_cid=4590645&et_rid=54713780&location=top

Full, free essay from Drug discov. & develop.

This protein keeps cardiomyocytes young

http://www.genengnews.com/gen-news-highlights/protein-keeps-aging-heart-young-at-heart/81251408/

Complete, free report, links from GEN

Simpler compounds

The two sides of sugar

http://blogs.scientificamerican.com/food-matters/sugar-was-a-spice-and-not-always-so-nice/?WT.mc_id=SA_HLTH_20150623

Full, free blog, videos, images from Sci. Am.

Epigenetic, altered cytosine found in mouse DNA

http://www.the-scientist.com//?articles.view/articleNo/43358/title/Extra-DNA-Base-Discovered/

Full, free story, links from The Scientist


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Chemicals busting out all over: June 12-19

Posted By David L. Evans, Monday, June 15, 2015
Updated: Wednesday, June 17, 2015

Chemicals busting out all over: June 12-19

Macromolecules

This protein behind parkinsonism and multiple system atrophy

http://www.dddmag.com/news/2015/06/single-protein-causes-parkinsons-disease-multiple-systems-atrophy?et_cid=4618971&et_rid=54713780&location=top

Complete, free report from Drug discov. & develop.

What is the secondary structure of RNA in vivo?

http://www.the-scientist.com//?articles.view/articleNo/43060/title/RNA-Stucturomics/

Full, free story, images from The Scientist

Cholesterol? Continue to worry!

http://www.scientificamerican.com/article/don-t-stop-worrying-about-cholesterol/?WT.mc_id=SA_DD_20150612

Full, free essay, link from Sci. Am.

Monomers and more

The short, mysterious life of carbonic acid

http://www.rdmag.com/news/2015/06/unravelling-mysteries-carbonic-acid?et_cid=4628661&et_rid=54713780&location=top

Complete, free report, image from R&D Mag.

FDA: Remove artificial trans fats

http://www.fda.gov/NewsEvents/Newsroom/PressAnnouncements/ucm451237.htm

Press release from FDA

Banning powdered alcohol

http://www.dddmag.com/news/2015/06/majority-adults-favor-ban-powdered-alcohol?et_cid=4625228&et_rid=54713780&location=top

Full, free item from Drug discov. & develop.

Have you looked at this month's FASEB J.?

http://www.fasebj.org/content/29/6.toc

Free abstracts


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Biochemicals in June: June 7-12

Posted By David L. Evans, Tuesday, June 09, 2015
Updated: Thursday, June 11, 2015

Biochemicals in June: June 7-12

Nucleic acids

A six letter "alphabet" for DNA structurally possible

http://www.genengnews.com/gen-news-highlights/dna-gains-new-bases-keeps-shapely-helix/81251325/

Complete, free report, links from GEN

The stories told by decaying RNA

http://www.rdmag.com/news/2015/06/decaying-rna-molecules-tell-story?et_cid=4608743&et_rid=54713780&location=top

Full, free item, images from R&D Mag.

More chemicals

New insight into primordial soup

http://www.biosciencetechnology.com/news/2015/06/genesis-life-primordial-soup-probed-scientists?et_cid=4602772&et_rid=54713780&location=top

Full, free essay, link from Biosci. Tech.

Niels Bohr explained the atom

http://www.scientificamerican.com/article/watch-live-today-the-man-who-explained-the-atom-video/?WT.mc_id=SA_BS_20150605

Complete, free report, link to video from Sci. Am.

What are those proteins doing in the cell?

http://www.rdmag.com/videos/2015/06/protein-map-reveals-traffic-life-cell?et_cid=4612526&et_rid=54713780&location=top

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Conference chemicals: May 21-June 7

Posted By David L. Evans, Monday, June 08, 2015
Updated: Monday, June 08, 2015

Conference chemicals: May 21-June 7

Thanks to 'net detective A. J Petto

Strontium tells the story of her origins

http://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-32835804

Complete, free report, images from BBC

A protein quakes when bonds are broken

http://www.rdmag.com/news/2015/05/watching-protein-quake?et_cid=4584835&et_rid=54713780&location=top

Full, free essay, image from R&D Mag.


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Biochemicals: May 14-21

Posted By David L. Evans, Thursday, May 14, 2015
Updated: Tuesday, May 19, 2015

Biochemicals: May 14-21

Ancient chems

Structure from early ooze

http://www.scientificamerican.com/article/how-structure-arose-in-the-primordial-soup/?WT.mc_id=SA_DD_20150519

Full, free essay, link from Sci. Am.

Ether-based heredity possible

http://www.biosciencetechnology.com/news/2015/05/alien-life-would-have-rely-ethers-not-dna?et_cid=4570099&et_rid=54713780&location=top

Complete, free report, links from Biosci. Tech.

Proteins

Key problems in cystic fibrosis protein

http://www.dddmag.com/news/2015/05/key-component-protein-causes-cystic-fibrosis-identified?et_cid=4579022&et_rid=54713780&location=top

Full, free essay from Drug discov. & develop.

This protein stabilizes optic neuron-brain connections

http://ucsdnews.ucsd.edu/pressrelease/as_life_slips_by_why_eye_movement_doesnt_blur_the_picture

Press release from Univ. CA/SD


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May macromolecules: May 7-14

Posted By David L. Evans, Thursday, May 07, 2015
Updated: Wednesday, May 13, 2015

May macromolecules: May 7-14

Chemicals here and there

Alexander Rich, famous molecular biologist dies

http://www.the-scientist.com//?articles.view/articleNo/42911/title/Renowned-Molecular-Biologist-Dies/

Free obituary, image, links from The Scientist

Proteins for circadian cycle

http://www.biosciencetechnology.com/articles/2015/05/study-reveals-link-between-protein-sleep-cycle?et_cid=4557537&et_rid=54713780&location=top

Complete, free report from Biosci. Tech.

Binge drinking protein and alcohol withdrawal

http://www.genengnews.com/gen-news-highlights/brain-protein-linked-to-binge-drinking/81251256/

Full, free story, links from GEN

Structures

Collagen scaffolds to rebuild eardrums

http://www.rdmag.com/news/2015/05/sounding-out-scaffolds-eardrum-replacement?et_cid=4557987&et_rid=54713780&location=top

Full, free essay from R&D Mag.

Protein stabilizes the chromosomes

http://www.uphs.upenn.edu/news/News_Releases/2015/05/black/

Press release from Univ. Penn


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Springing into chemicals: April 30-May 7

Posted By David L. Evans, Thursday, April 30, 2015
Updated: Wednesday, May 06, 2015

Springing into chemicals: April 30-May 7

Proteins now

Enzyme strips A and B antigens from erythrocytes

http://www.genengnews.com/gen-news-highlights/blood-type-altering-enzyme-could-make-anyone-a-universal-donor/81251215/

Complete, free report from GEN

Midbody protein important in cell division

http://www.genengnews.com/gen-news-highlights/novel-protein-function-finding-sheds-light-on-cell-division-malfunctions/81251214/

Full, free essay from GEN

Beginnings

Hot origins of nitrogenous bases

http://www.rdmag.com/news/2015/05/hot-start-origin-life?et_cid=4555047&et_rid=54713780&location=top

Complete, free report from R&D Mag.

A newer model for chemicals to early life

http://www.nytimes.com/2015/05/05/science/making-sense-of-the-chemistry-that-led-to-life-on-earth.html

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Spring biochemistry: April 23-30

Posted By David L. Evans, Thursday, April 23, 2015
Updated: Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Spring biochemistry:  April 23-30

Thanks to 'net detective Pat Bowne

Protein initiates excessive  in eye vascularization

http://www.newscientist.com/article/dn27400-these-neonlit-cells-reveal-new-ways-of-preventing-blindness.html#.VTkpitJVhBc

Complete, free report, image from New Sci.

April 25 was DNA day

http://blog.oup.com/2015/04/dna-day-2015-genetics-gene-therapy-infographic/

Free infographic on DNA from Oxford Univ. Press


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Chemistry forever: April 16-23

Posted By David L. Evans, Monday, April 20, 2015
Updated: Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Chemistry forever: April 16-23

Common organic solvents with endocrine impacts

http://www.environmentalhealthnews.org/ehs/news/2015/apr/endocrine-disruption-hormones-benzene-solvents

Full, free essay from Environ. Health News

Oldest Neanderthal DNA found

http://www.biosciencetechnology.com/articles/2015/04/oldest-ever-dna-sample-calcified-neanderthal-man?et_cid=4524853&et_rid=54713780&type=headline

Full, free story, image from Biosci. Tech.

DNA repair proteins imaged

http://www.rdmag.com/news/2015/04/new-lab-technique-reveals-structure-function-proteins-critical-dna-repair?et_cid=4522167&et_rid=54713780&location=top

Complete, free report, image from R&D Mag.



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