Proteomics

Proteomics is the large-scale study of proteins, particularly their structures and functions.[1][2] Proteins are vital parts of living organisms, as they are the main components of the physiological metabolic pathways of cells. The term proteomics was first coined in 1997[3] to make an analogy with genomics, the study of the genome. The word proteome is […]

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about origins of life

Now, research from UNC School of Medicine biochemist Charles Carter, PhD, appearing in the September 13 issue of the Journal of Biological Chemistry, offers an intriguing new view on how life began. Carter’s work is based on lab experiments during which his team recreated ancient protein enzymes that likely played a vital role in helping […]

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Quantum physics explanation for smell gains traction

By Jason Palmer Science and technology reporter, BBC News, Dallas http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-12827893 The quantum details of a flower’s chemicals may make the difference to our noses Continue reading the main story Related Stories Protein reveals how insects smell Research aims for artificial nose Whale ‘sense of smell’ revealed The theory that our sense of smell has […]

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