News - 31 Jan 2013
Enzymes, workhorse molecules of life that underpin almost every biological process, may have a new role as "intelligent" micro- and nanomotors with applications in medicine, engineering and...
News - 9 Jan 2013
A free public lecture about the engineering of protein and enzyme packaged nanomaterials will be given Wednesday, Jan. 16, at Montana State University.
Alison O'Neil, a doctoral candidate in...
News - 6 Dec 2012
An international team of scientists, using the world's most powerful X-ray laser, has revealed the three dimensional structure of a key enzyme that enables the single-celled parasite that causes...
News - 10 Sep 2012
In living systems, complex nano- and microscale structures perform a host of physical and biological functions. While two-dimensional patterns can be recreated fairly well with techniques like...
News - 10 Aug 2012
Researchers at Clemson University have developed a new model system to gather and harvest enzymes while retaining the biological functioning of the enzymes. Living organisms produce enzymes which are...
News - 16 Apr 2011
Professor Marc-Olivier Coppens at the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute has created a method to enhance enzyme stability, enabling their use in more applications. He trapped enzymes that included...
News - 30 Mar 2011
Dr Julianna Olah, an EU Marie Curie Fellow in Bristol has worked with Professor Jeremy Harvey and Professor Adrian Mulholland of Bristol's School of Chemistry, to analyze a group of enzymes called...
News - 28 Feb 2011
Gene transcription is central to cell function, as it converts the information stored in the DNA into RNA molecules of defined sequence, which then program protein synthesis.
The enzyme RNA...
News - 30 Sep 2010
One of the most popular methods of covering surfaces with nanoparticles is the Layer-by-Layer method (LbL) known since 1997.
According to this method, a substrate is covered with subsequent layers...
News - 24 May 2010
In the minds of many, iPads and mini notebooks are among the “wonders” of the new age of computing.
While this may be quite true, the technology that allows for computer chips to become...