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Is there life in your PC?

by Norman Billingham
Is there life in your PC?
for 14-19 and upwards,
Discussions | 14-19 and upwards | 5 years ago | 822 views
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What is there in your computer which is attractive to bacteria and fungi?

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The Origin of Reversible Protein Phosphorylation as a Regulatory Mechanism

by Edmond Fischer
The Origin of Reversible Protein Phosphorylation as a Regulatory Mechanism
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 5 years ago | 998 views
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Reversible protein phosphorylation can be considered one of the most prevalent mechanism by which eukaryotic cellular events are regulated. It is directly involved in numerous pathological conditions, and bacterial and viral diseases. This process wa....

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Insight into the Laws of Nature for Biological Evolution

by Werner Arber
Insight into the Laws of Nature for Biological Evolution
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 5 years ago | 886 views
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Both evolutionary biology and genetics have their roots 150 years ago in work with phenotypic variants of plants and animals. In contrast, microbial genetics originating as recently as the 1940s, rapidly revealed that filamentous DNA molecules are th....

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Finding Mutations that Affect Immunity

by Bruce Beutler
Finding Mutations that Affect Immunity
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Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 5 years ago | 947 views
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Beginning with an exception to normal function caused by a genetic aberration, one may hope to find at least one protein with non-redundant function in a certain biological process. This approach permitted the identification of the receptor for bacte....

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Minimizing a Bacterial Genome by Global Design and Synthesis

by Hamilton Smith
Minimizing a Bacterial Genome by Global Design and Synthesis
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Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 5 years ago | 1004 views
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In 2010, we chemically synthesized the 1078 Kb Mycoplasma mycoides genome and transplanted it into a recipient cell cytoplasm to create a 'synthetic cell', JCVI-syn1.0 (Science, 329, 52-56, 2010). We identified several hundred non-essential genes by ....

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Hydrogen fermentation with iron powders

by Yuto Yonebayashi
Hydrogen fermentation with iron powders
for 14-19 and upwards,
Highschool presentations | 14-19 and upwards | 5 years ago | 762 views
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How iron powder can catalyse bacterial production of hydrogen.

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Bacterial cell walls, antibiotics and the origins of life

by Jeff Errington
Bacterial cell walls, antibiotics and the origins of life
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 5 years ago | 726 views
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The cell wall is a crucial structure found in almost all bacteria. It is the target for our best antibiotics and fragments of the wall trigger powerful innate immune responses against infection. Surprisingly, many bacteria can switch almost effortl....

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Antibiotic Resistance

by Aditya Desai
Antibiotic Resistance
for 14-19 and upwards,
Highschool presentations | 14-19 and upwards | 5 years ago | 1043 views
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Aditya and William give a cartoonists vision of this important subject.

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Infections in the Etiology of Human Cancers

by Harald Zur Hausen
Infections in the Etiology of Human Cancers
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 6 years ago | 883 views
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During the past century a number of chemical and physical risk factors for human cancers have been identified. Only relatively recently, mainly during the past 30 years, infectious agents have been identified as important human carcinogens. Besides....

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Man vs. Helicobacter _ The past 50,000 years and the next 50

by Barry Marshall
Man vs. Helicobacter _ The past 50,000 years and the next 50
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Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 6 years ago | 1063 views
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The epidemiology of Helicobacter pylori continues to be an area of discovery and controversy in the 21st century. The transmission of this bacterium from mother to child allows Helicobacter DNA to mimic the evolution of maternal mitochondria DNA. B....

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From the Structure of the Ribosome to the Design of New Antibiotics

by Thomas Steitz
From the Structure of the Ribosome to the Design of New Antibiotics
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 6 years ago | 1140 views
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Structural studies of the ribosome exemplify the evolution of structural studies in cell biology from the early negatively stained images of macromolecular assemblies in whole cells, to a detailed atomic understanding of the mechanism of action of a ....

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Infections Linked to Human Cancers: Mechanisms and Synergisms

by Harald Zur Hausen
Infections Linked to Human Cancers: Mechanisms and Synergisms
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Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 6 years ago | 772 views
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Slightly more than 20% of the global cancer incidence is presently being linked to viral, bacterial, or parasitic infections. The mechanisms by which these agents mediate malignant transformation differ substantially. Some contribute directly, freq....

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