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Biochemistry: Dec. 9-16

Posted By David L. Evans, 23 hours ago

Biochemistry: Dec. 9-16

 


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Living chemicals today: Dec. 1-8

Posted By David L. Evans, Thursday, December 1, 2016
Updated: Friday, December 2, 2016

Living chemicals today: Dec. 1-8

Thanks to 'net detective Pat Bowne

The kitchen

Cheaper, sweeter: new artificial sweetners

http://www.rdmag.com/news/2016/12/cheaper-more-sustainable-sweeteners?et_cid=5717649&et_rid=54713780&location=top&et_cid=5717649&et_rid=54713780&linkid=content

Short, free item from R&D mag.

Kitchen chemistry: making slime

http://kitchenpantryscientist.com/slime-kit-homemade-science-y-holiday-gifts-for-kids/

Full, free teaching activity, images from Kitchen pantry sci.

Dangerous and odd

Dealing with carbon monoxide; an antidote on the horizon?

http://www.rdmag.com/news/2016/12/protect-against-carbon-monoxide-researchers-hunt-antidote?et_cid=5719980&et_rid=54713780&location=top&et_cid=5719980&et_rid=54713780&linkid=content

Complete, free report from R&D mag.

Psilocybin and the mystical experience

https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/psilocybin-a-journey-beyond-the-fear-of-death/?WT.mc_id=SA_MB_20161207

Full, free interview, link from Sci. Am.

Macromolecules only

Short, interfering RNA's: counterattack on flu viruses

http://www.genengnews.com/gen-news-highlights/humans-rely-on-rnai-to-fight-the-flu/81253517?utm_medium=newsletter&utm_source=GEN+Daily+News+Highlights&utm_content=01&utm_campaign=GEN+Daily+News+Highlights_20161207

Complete, free report from GEN

Peptide is biomarker for brain and heart problems

http://www.genengnews.com/gen-news-highlights/heart-disease-biomarker-is-brain-damage-indicator/81253524?utm_medium=newsletter&utm_source=GEN+Daily+News+Highlights&utm_content=01&utm_campaign=GEN+Daily+News+Highlights_20161208

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Biochemical news: Nov. 21-30

Posted By David L. Evans, Monday, November 21, 2016
Updated: Wednesday, November 30, 2016

Biochemical news: Nov. 21-30

Routine chems.

Hack enables molecular imaging

http://news.rice.edu/2016/11/17/molecular-imaging-hack-makes-cameras-faster-2/

Press release, links, images from Rice U.

Does fluoride reduce fractures? Not so much

https://www.sciencenews.org/article/50-years-ago-fluoridation-was-promoted-bone-protector

Short, free item, links, refs. from Sci. news

Bad chems.

Carbon monoxide poisoning in North Carolina

http://www.rdmag.com/news/2016/11/16-treated-carbon-monoxide-poisoning-north-carolina?et_cid=5693261&et_rid=54713780&location=top&et_cid=5693261&et_rid=54713780&linkid=content

Short, free item from R&D mag.

Formaldehyde and pregnancy

http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/ca.22623/abstract;jsessionid=BD07F317C57A58336DDAD41C6443D685.f02t03

Free abstract from Clin. anat.

Targeting tau, help for Alzheimer?

http://www.thelancet.com/journals/lancet/article/PIIS0140-6736(16)31275-2/fulltext

Complete, free report, refs., tables from Lancet

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Autumn biochemistry: Nov. 11-18

Posted By David L. Evans, Friday, November 11, 2016
Updated: Thursday, November 17, 2016
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Modern biochemistry: Nov. 4-11

Posted By David L. Evans, Friday, November 4, 2016
Updated: Thursday, November 10, 2016

Modern biochemistry: Nov. 4-11

Nanocellulose for bone growth in dentistry

http://www.rdmag.com/news/2016/11/nanocellulose-medicine-green-manufacturing?et_cid=5665124&et_rid=54713780&location=top&et_cid=5665124&et_rid=54713780&linkid=content

Complete, free report, links, images from R&D mag.

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Current chemicals: Oct. 28-Nov. 4

Posted By David L. Evans, Friday, October 28, 2016
Updated: Monday, October 31, 2016

Current chemicals: Oct. 28-Nov. 4

Susan Lindquist, prion pioneer dies

http://wi.mit.edu/news/archive/2016/susan-lindquist-accomplished-and-beloved-scientist-has-died-age-67

Press release, link for contributions from Whitehead Inst.

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The world of chemistry: Oct. 21-28

Posted By David L. Evans, Friday, October 21, 2016
Updated: Friday, October 28, 2016

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Today's biochem.: Oct. 14-21

Posted By David L. Evans, Friday, October 14, 2016
Updated: Friday, October 21, 2016

Today's biochem.: Oct. 14-21

Why do we call some alcoholic drinks spirits?

https://blogs.scientificamerican.com/food-matters/a-spirited-debate-how-did-some-alcohols-come-to-be-known-as-spirits/?WT.mc_id=SA_DD_20161020

Full, free story, links from Sci. Am.

Wonderful! Ice cream jammed with antioxidants

http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0899900716301289

Complete, free report, linked cites., figs. from Sci. dir.

Double-stranded RNA/silencer passed thru generations

http://www.genengnews.com/gen-news-highlights/gene-silencing-rna-passes-from-parent-to-offspring/81253333

Full, free story from GEN

NAD extends life in two animals

http://www.genengnews.com/gen-news-highlights/familiar-substance-a-life-extension-twofer/81253328

Full, free essay, image from GEN

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Chemistry highlights: Oct. 5-12

Posted By David L. Evans, Wednesday, October 5, 2016
Updated: Monday, October 10, 2016

Chemistry highlights: Oct. 5-14

Thanks to 'net detective Pat Bowne

Is fluoride in the water bad? Nope

http://www.oncologynurseadvisor.com/general-oncology/fluoridated-water-fact-sheet/article/501189/?DCMP=EMC-ONA_EditorsChoice&cpn=&hmSubId=2EMXoF5X9Ns1&NID=1598750622&dl=0&spMailingID=15580262&spUserID=NTQ2MjY4MDk2ODIS1&spJobID=880378234&spReportId=ODgwMzc4MjM0S0

Complete fact sheet from Oncol. nurse advis.

The awesomeness of O-chem.

http://theweek.com/articles/653266/why-organic-chemistry-awesome

Full, free essay, link from Sci. Am.

Formaldehyde damages proteins, not just DNA

http://ajp.amjpathol.org/article/S0002-9440(16)30298-X/abstract

Free abstract from J. Am. path.

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Current biochemistry: Sept. 21-Oct. 5

Posted By David L. Evans, Monday, September 26, 2016
Updated: Wednesday, October 5, 2016

Current biochemistry: Sept. 21-Oct. 5

Thanks to 'net detective Tasha Sturm

Controversy surrounded insulin's discovery

http://clinchem.aaccjnls.org/content/48/12/2270

Complete, free report, linked cites., images from Clin. chem.

Method for extracting DNA

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hOpu4iN5Bh4

Free video from YouTube

Nobel in chemistry goes for molecular motor work

https://www.nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/chemistry/laureates/2016/press.html

Nobel prize website

 

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