Mechanism of an enzyme for biofuel production

[caption id="attachment_5398" align="alignright" width="300"] The three-dimensional structure of cellobionic acid phopshorylase. © 2015 Shinya Fushinobu.[/caption] A University of Tokyo research group has revealed for the first time the three-dimensional structure and mechanism of action of…

Rapid chemical synthesis of proteins by a new…

The development of new methods for the chemical synthesis of proteins is highly significant to access a range of proteins inaccessible by conventional approaches. Chemists at ETH-Zürich and ITbM have succeeded in the first synthesis…

Dental mercury harmful- Tanzania Government

By Queenter Mawinda | GUARDIAN The Ministry of Health and Social Welfare has cautioned dentists on the use of dental amalgam saying the mercury in the chemical composition endangers human health.  Chief Dentist Dr Ahadiel Senkoro…

Misuse of Sustainability Concept May Lead to Even…

Replacement of toxic chemical components by non-toxic natural analogs is a popular approach in sustainable projects. The study carried out at Zelinsky Institute of Organic Chemistry (Moscow) has shown that partial replacement of chemical compounds…