Biochem Blogs

Biochemistry blog, science writing

  Sorry for the cheesy title, but I’m getting married in a couple of weeks and it is all I can think about (oh, and science of course).  I have...
  The phospholipase A2 superfamily is a group of enzymes that cleave fatty acid groups from glycerol, in particular acyl groups at the sn-2 position....
  Drs. Tom Baldwin and Miriam Ziegler have been a team for over four decades. As former trainees in the Baldwin/Ziegler lab, Carole Stivers, Zak Campbell,...
  Prion proteins are implicated in a perplexing class of infectious diseases called transmissible spongiform encephalopathies (TSEs). Prion proteins...
Exchanging hydrogen for deuterium allows one to explore many facets of protein:protein interactions. Allostery is an important characteristic of some...
Hydrogen-deuterium exchange (HDX) can tell us a lot about protein structures through its use with mass spectroscopy (MS) and nuclear magnetic resonance...
  There are a variety of ways that currently exist to analyze the structure of a protein such as X-ray crystallography or NMR. There are also a variety...
Let me begin by saying that I think I could have a satisfying career studying the histone proteins simply due to the number of great (/terrible) puns to...

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