Biochem Blogs

Biochemistry blog, science writing

Usually, moderately warm constant ambient temperatures tend to oppose light signals in the control of plant growth. However, in this study, Karayekov and...
In general, biology involves a lot of cyclical process. The water cycle, nitrogen cycle, carbon cycles, cell cycles, photosynthesis/respiration, Glycolysis,...
Circadian rhythms were once thought to be characteristic only to creatures that didn’t divide multiple times in a 24-hour period. These circadian...
This paper [1] from the Takahashi lab at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center discusses about the structure of a transcriptional activator...
Polycomb group (PcG) proteins are a well-known group of chromatin remodelers that are responsible for epigenetic silencing. PcG proteins are essential...
As scientists, we sometimes do not challenge our long held assumptions, which leads to a skewed understanding of how something functions. We can represent...
Clocks regulate what we do on a daily basis. From getting to class on time to watching our favorite shows, our lives are dictated by time.  Humans are...
As a student of biochemistry, I have always been really fascinated with the idea of temperature because it is such a fundamental aspect of life itself....