Jul 13, 2016
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Cutting it off: new method allows easy separation of membrane proteins

Scientists describe an improved, cost-efficient method to isolate membrane proteins, a class of proteins that are the targets of more...
Jun 28, 2016
650

Interstellar greenhouses: how a single molecule could be key to growing plants in microgravity

In the film The Martian, Matt Damon’s character survives being stranded on another planet by growing potatoes in his own...
Jun 21, 2016
902

Pinpointing the location of a new class of plant proteins

A study has mapped the cellular location of newly discovered proteins at the heart of protein transport networks required for...
May 29, 2016
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How plants conquered the land

Research at the University of Leeds has identified a key gene that assisted the transition of plants from water to...
May 29, 2016
975

Unravelling the secret of antibiotic resistance

Scientists from the University of Leeds have solved a 25-year-old question about how a family of proteins allow bacteria to...
May 26, 2016
439

TENin1: A small molecule causes plants to lose gravity perception

The research I carried out for my Doctoral studies found that the small molecule TENin1 (TE1) decreases gravity perception in roots...