How equal charges in enzymes control biochemical reactions

Journal Reference: Sören Rindfleisch, Matthias Krull, Jon Uranga, Tobias Schmidt, Fabian Rabe von Pappenheim, Laura Liliana Kirck, Angeliki Balouri, Thomas Schneider, Ashwin Chari, Ronald Kluger, Gleb Bourenkov, Ulf Diederichsen, Ricardo A. Mata, Kai Tittmann. Ground-state destabilization by electrostatic repulsion is not a driving force in orotidine-5′-monophosphate decarboxylase catalysis. Nature Catalysis, 2022; DOI: 10.1038/s41929-022-00771-w The team … Read more

Light amplification accelerates chemical reactions in aerosols

Journal Reference: Pablo Corral Arroyo, Grégory David, Peter A. Alpert, Evelyne A. Parmentier, Markus Ammann, Ruth Signorell. Amplification of light within aerosol particles accelerates in-particle photochemistry. Science, 2022; 376 (6590): 293 DOI: 10.1126/science.abm7915 Liquid droplets and very fine particles can trap light — similar to how light can be caught between two mirrors. As a … Read more

‘Freeze or flee’ reactions run in fish families

Journal Reference: Thomas M Houslay, Ryan L Earley, Stephen J White, Wiebke Lammers, Andrew J Grimmer, Laura M Travers, Elizabeth L Johnson, Andrew J Young, Alastair Wilson. Genetic integration of behavioural and endocrine components of the stress response. eLife, 2022; 11 DOI: 10.7554/eLife.67126 University of Exeter scientists examined how Trinidadian guppies reacted to stress — … Read more

Nano ‘camera’ made using molecular glue allows real-time monitoring of chemical reactions

Nano ‘camera’ made using molecular glue allows real-time monitoring of chemical reactions – NovLink Home Mash R Nano ‘camera’ made using molecular glue allows real-time monitoring of chemical reactions We would love to say thanks to the author of this article for this incredible web content Nano ‘camera’ made using molecular glue allows real-time monitoring … Read more

Chemical reactions enhance efficiency of key energy storage method

Journal Reference: Fuqiong Lei, David Korba, Wei Huang, Kelvin Randhir, Like Li, Nick AuYeung. Thermochemical heat recuperation for compressed air energy storage. Energy Conversion and Management, 2021; 250: 114889 DOI: 10.1016/j.enconman.2021.114889 Moving toward net-zero carbon emissions means dealing with the intermittent, unpredictable nature of green power sources such as wind and solar and also overcoming … Read more

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