News tagged with biological materials

Antibody builders

Antibodies are often the first line of defense against the body's invaders.  Built to recognize and attack foreign bacteria and viruses, antibody molecules are released by cells to do battle with microbial hostiles as part ...

Nov 19, 2013
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New molecularly imprinted nicotine receptors

Researchers from the National Environmental Engineering Research Institute in Nehru Marg, India have added another piece to the puzzle of how to synthetize an artificial nicotine receptor. Nicotine - the infamous principal ...

Jul 09, 2013
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DNA markers in low-IQ autism suggest heredity

Researchers are striving to understand the different genetic structures that underlie at least a subset of autism spectrum disorders. In cases where the genetic code is in error, did that happen anew in the patient, perhaps ...

Jul 03, 2013
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