We've updated our Privacy Policy to make it clearer how we use your personal data.

We use cookies to provide you with a better experience, read our Cookie Policy

Advertisement

How Microorganisms Make Natural Drug Products

News   Jul 07, 2020 | Original story from Technical University of Munich (TUM)

 
How Microorganisms Make Natural Drug Products

A complex of three proteins protects the highly reactive hexaketide when it is extended to the octaketide. In cooperation with other proteins, important natural substances are produced from the resulting octaketide. Credit: Maximilian Schmalhofer and Prof. Dr. Michael Groll / TUM

 
 
Advertisement
 

RELATED ARTICLES

Recreating Nature: Chemists Create Synthetic Version of Natural Anti-Cancer Agent

News

Scripps Research chemists Hans Renata, PhD, and Alexander Adibekian, PhD, have discovered a way to efficiently create a synthetic version of a valuable natural compound called cepafungin I, which has shown promise as an anti-cancer agent.

READ MORE

Deep Learning Algorithm Mines the Genome for Therapeutic Targets

News

A team of researchers have developed an algorithm through machine learning that helps predict sites of DNA methylation – a process that can change the activity of DNA without changing its overall structure – and could identify disease-causing mechanisms that would otherwise be missed by conventional screening methods.

READ MORE

Algae-Based Flip-Flops Could Eradicate Tons of Plastic Waste

News

As the world’s most popular shoe, flip-flops account for a troubling percentage of plastic waste that ends up in landfills, on seashores and in our oceans. Scientists have spent years working to resolve this problem, and now they have taken a step further toward accomplishing this mission.

READ MORE

 

Like what you just read? You can find similar content on the communities below.

Biopharma Drug Discovery Immunology & Microbiology

To personalize the content you see on Technology Networks homepage, Log In or Subscribe for Free

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE FOR FREE