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American Chemical Society's weekly PressPac -- Jan. 23, 2008
Date:1/28/2008

sequence recognition can reach across more than one nanometer of water separating the surfaces of the nearest neighbor DNA, said the authors. AD

ARTICLE #1 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE DNA Double Helices Recognize Mutual Sequence Homology in a Protein Free Environment

DOWNLOAD ARTICLE http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/jp7112297

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Imperial College of London
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National Institute of Child Health and Human Development
National Institutes of Health
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ARTICLE #2 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Secret of the carnivorous pitcher plant's slurp solved at last
Journal of Proteome Research

Splash! Ooch! Yum! And so another unsuspecting insect victim of Nepenthes alata (N. alata), commonly known as the carnivorous pitcher plant, falls victim to the digestive fluids at the bottom of the plant's famous cup-shaped leaf. For almost a century, scientists have sought the full chemical recipe for the pitcher plant's fluid. Japanese scientists now report completely deciphering this complex cocktail of digestive and antibacterial enzymes. Their study is scheduled for the February issue of ACS Journal of Proteome Research, a monthly publication.

Unlike other plants that absorb nutrients from the soil, carnivorous plants growing in nutrient-poor soils have special organs to capture insects, digest them and absorb the nitrogen and phosphorous their environment sorely lacks. The identity of all the myriad proteins involved in this evolutionary marvel some of which could have beneficial applications in medicine and
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