Single catalytic events of the enzyme chitosanase have been observed by measuring height fluctuations of proteins using an atomic force microscope (AFM) operated in fluid tapping mode. Using a...
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Self-organization processes involving chemical building blocks are the basis
for many biological processes and are increasingly of interest in the field
of materials synthesis, for example in...
http://www.azonano.com/news.aspx?newsID=19977 | 13 Oct 2010
A whole microcosm of various bizarrely shaped life forms opens up when you
look at diatoms, the primary component of ocean plankton, under a microscope.
The regularly structured silica shells...
http://www.azonano.com/news.aspx?newsID=14905 | 1 Dec 2009
Summer just wouldn't be complete without mosquitoes nipping at exposed skin. Or would it?
Research conducted by a Kansas State University team may help solve a problem that scientists and pest...
http://www.azonano.com/news.aspx?newsID=18616 | 20 Jul 2010
At the very heart of some of the most brilliant colors on the wings of butterflies
lie bizarre structures, a multidisciplinary team of Yale
researchers has found. These structures are...
http://www.azonano.com/news.aspx?newsID=18018 | 14 Jun 2010
Researchers have been unable to build an ideal
“photonic crystal” to manipulate visible light,
impeding the dream of ultrafast optical computers. But now, University
of Utah chemists...
http://www.azonano.com/news.aspx?newsID=6444 | 20 May 2008
Protein−carbohydrate interactions play a crucial role in many biological processes such as cell−cell recognition and receptor−ligand interactions and catalysis. This thesis...
http://www.azonano.com/news.aspx?newsID=18357 | 5 Jul 2010
A chance encounter with a Humboldt squid on a fishing trip left quite an impression
on James Weaver, a research associate at UCR's
Bourns College of Engineering. In fact, the lasting...
http://www.azonano.com/news.aspx?newsID=9710 | 3 Feb 2009
Markets, the leading source for international market research and market
data, has announced the addition of John Wiley and Sons Ltd's new report "The
http://www.azonano.com/news.aspx?newsID=13671 | 16 Sep 2009
Chitosan is an interesting polymer that has been used extensively in the medical field. It is either partially or fully deacetylated chitin. It is a bioadhesive, biodegradable, biocompatible and...
http://www.azonano.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=3232 | 6 Mar 2013