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Moonlighting proteins – nature’s Swiss army knives

Posted on 22. February, 2018.

The human body is an amazingly complex machine with billions of cells that work together to perform a vast number of biochemical processes, each requiring hundreds or thousands of protein machines to serve as the structures and to synthesise the components, convert food to the chemical energy, break down old components, regulate all these processes and coordinate with other components, cells, and organs.


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Contents: Progress In Reaction Kinetics And Mechanism Volume 36 Issue 1 2011

Posted on 8. February, 2011.

Progress in Reaction Kinetics and Mechanism presents results from the fields of kinetics and mechanisms of chemical processes in the gas phase and solution of both simple and complex systems.


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Electron Spin Resonance: a Diagnostic Method in the Biomedical Sciences

Posted on 31. January, 2011.

Professor Christopher Rhodes presents a review on Electron Spin Resonance (ESR) spectroscopy.


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D-Gun Spraying Enhances High Temp Corrosion

Posted on 26. January, 2011.

An upcoming article in Materials at High Temperatures, suggests that surface engineering by detonation-gun spray coating of 437H Boiler steel, can be used to enhance its high temperature corrosion resistance.


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The Effects of Particle Size in the Reaction of Nano-NiO and Sodium Bisulfate

Posted on 26. January, 2011.

Progress in Reaction Kinetics and Mechanism features a paper from a group at the Taiyuan University of Technology. They consider the effects of the particle size on the kinetic parameters in the reaction of nano-NiO and sodium bisulfate solution.


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Microwave Assisted Reduction of Aromatic Nitro Compounds

Posted on 26. January, 2011.

In the Journal of Chemical Research, a group from the Lorestan University Chemistry Dept describe how they used nanosized perovskite-type powder, as a heterogeneous catalyst.


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Nanoparticles and Modulation of Immune Responses

Posted on 26. January, 2011.

In the latest issue of Science Progress, Dr Igor Pantic of the University of Belgrade, reviews the role of nanoparticles in immune system responses. Do engineered nanoparticles have a role in producing safer and more efficient biomaterials?


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Satellite Tracking Leads to Compilation of Important Conservation Data

Posted on 19. January, 2011.

A new study on Sooty Shearwaters in the US California Current shows the benefit of seabird tracking data in identifying priority sites for seabird conservation at sea.


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Birds of Prey Dig Quarries

Posted on 19. January, 2011.

A new study into birds on quarry sites has shown that they are havens birds for prey.


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