Navigation Links
Synchrotron gives insight into green energy enzymes
Date:12/4/2012

UC Davis chemists have been using a Japanese synchrotron to get a detailed look at enzymes that could help power the green economy. The work was published online Nov. 8 by the journal Angewandte Chemie and is featured on the cover of the Nov. 26 issue.

One option for powering clean, environment friendly vehicles is to run them on hydrogen fuel rather than carbon-based fuels. Cheap catalysts to prepare hydrogen gas (H2) are key to this future "hydrogen economy."

Current man-made catalysts are based on the rare and precious metal platinum. But living cells contain enzymes called hydrogenases, based on the abundant metals nickel and iron, which can do the same job. Chemists are very interested in figuring out how these natural catalysts work and trying to mimic them.

Saeed Kamali, a postdoctoral researcher at UC Davis and Stephen Cramer, professor of chemistry have just published a study revealing new details of the iron-nickel complex at the heart of the natural hydrogenase. In collaboration with researchers at the Max Planck Institute in Germany and in the U.S., they used a technique called Nuclear Resonance Vibrational Spectroscopy (NRVS) and the SPring-8 synchrotron at the Japan Synchrotron Radiation Research Institute to probe the crystals and discovered new information about how the atoms in the complex can move.


'/>"/>
Contact: Andy Fell
ahfell@ucdavis.edu
530-752-4533
University of California - Davis
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Stanford/Yale study gives insight into subtle genomic differences among our own cells
2. Queens research gives fresh hope to couples with unexplained infertility
3. New finding gives clues for overcoming tamoxifen-resistant breast cancer
4. $2.8M grant gives diverse students a healing opportunity
5. Tick in Mans Ear Gives Him Tinnitus
6. Renal denervation gives better outcomes than drugs in advanced heart failure
7. Human Airways Brush Mechanism Gives Clues to Lung Diseases
8. FDA Gives Nod to First Drug for Diabetic Eye Disease
9. FDA Gives Nod to New Breast Cancer Drug
10. Study Gives First Evidence That Adult Human Lungs Can Regrow
11. OC Firm Gives Back to Young Athletes
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:7/31/2014)... PHILADELPHIA Women who recently used birth control pills ... an increased risk for breast cancer, whereas women using ... in Cancer Research , a journal of the ... that use of contemporary oral contraceptives [birth control pills] ... breast cancer risk relative to never or former oral ...
(Date:7/31/2014)... August 01, 2014 The 2013 ... increasing 0.89 points from 75.07 in 2012. The ... tourism-related sectors and integrates them into an overall ... become increasingly more satisfied with Hong Kong over ... consistently excelling in service performance in Hong Kong ...
(Date:7/31/2014)... In today’s world, a good night’s sleep has become ... apnea (a medical problem where the airway collapses during sleep ... the rest they need to face their daily challenges. ... million people in the United States alone have sleep apnea. ... of those treated, many cannot tolerate their prescribed medical device ...
(Date:7/31/2014)... 0-6 Pack Abs has finally been released by ... Dr. James Vegher. Together they have launched a training ... issues, tone core muscles, improve posture, eliminate achy hips, and ... used to re-train the body in order to properly activate ... Pack Abs review, Shane Michaels, a fitness enthusiast, agrees ...
(Date:7/31/2014)... Conway, SC (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 In ... and increasingly difficult to get. Snoring and sleep apnea (a ... stops) robs people and their bed partners of the rest ... to 45% of the population snores and 20 million people ... only 10% have been diagnosed and treated; and of those ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Recent use of some birth control pills may increase breast cancer risk 2Health News:PolyU Released Report On 2013 Tourist Satisfaction and Tourism Service Quality Indices to Boost Tourism Development 2Health News:PolyU Released Report On 2013 Tourist Satisfaction and Tourism Service Quality Indices to Boost Tourism Development 3Health News:Snoring: Bad for Relationships, Bad for Health 2Health News:Snoring: Bad for Relationships, Bad for Health 3Health News:Zero To Six Pack Abs System Review Exposes Tyler Bramlett And Dr. James Veghers’ New Ab Training Program 2Health News:Zero To Six Pack Abs System Review Exposes Tyler Bramlett And Dr. James Veghers’ New Ab Training Program 3Health News:Snoring: Bad for Relationships, Bad for Health 2Health News:Snoring: Bad for Relationships, Bad for Health 3
... 2007 Wearing a portable instrument to monitor ... related health consequences may be on the horizon ... University of Houston and The Methodist Hospital. ... the High-Temperature Superconducting Device Applications and Nano-Biophysics Laboratory ...
... DUBLIN, Calif., Oct. 22 SuperGen Inc.,(Nasdaq: ... discovery, rapid,development and commercialization of therapies for solid ... release its 2007,third quarter financial results on Monday, ... the Company,s 2007 third quarter,financial results, and any ...
... American National,Insurance Company (Nasdaq: ANAT ) announced ... diluted share) compared to $54,802,000 ($2.06 per,diluted share) ... tax operating earnings for the third quarter were ... per diluted,share) for the same period in 2006, ...
... 22, 2007 The Journal of the American ... journals today in publishing a global theme issue ... effort among the worlds biomedical publications., The Council ... which involves simultaneous publication by science journals throughout ...
... NY, October 22, 2007 Human Resources for Treating HIV/AIDS: ... Patient Care and STDs has been selected to be ... Launch of the Council of Science Editors Global Theme ... issue is a special worldwide publishing event on October ...
... With health,facilities across the country struggling to make ... (VA) are demonstrating leadership by,collaborating in efforts to ... healthcare supply chain. Through the innovative joint,incentive funding, ... their ongoing,initiatives to both standardize and synchronize product ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Fighting obesity may be as easy as ATP, says UH researcher 2Health News:Fighting obesity may be as easy as ATP, says UH researcher 3Health News:SuperGen to Announce 2007 Third Quarter Financial Results October 29, 2007 2Health News:American National Announces Third Quarter 2007 Results 2Health News:American National Announces Third Quarter 2007 Results 3Health News:American National Announces Third Quarter 2007 Results 4Health News:Journal of the American Dental Association spotlights poverty 2Health News:DoD and VA to Reduce Healthcare Supply Chain Costs 2Health News:DoD and VA to Reduce Healthcare Supply Chain Costs 3Health News:DoD and VA to Reduce Healthcare Supply Chain Costs 4
(Date:7/31/2014)... 31, 2014  Cepheid (NASDAQ: CPHD ) today ... conferences, and invited investors to participate via webcast. ... New York, NY Wednesday, August 13, 2014 at ... Conference, New York, NY Thursday, September ... Accessing Live Webcasts To access the live webcasts for these ...
(Date:7/31/2014)... Fla. , July 31, 2014 Rock ... today that it has initiated the development of its ... ; and that it has selected Quotient Clinical, The ... Kingdom (UK) to run its early development ... Clinical Trial Application (CTA) by the end of the ...
(Date:7/31/2014)... , July 31, 2014 Lazarus Effect, ... novel interventional devices to facilitate removal of blood clots, ... from the financing will support EU commercialization of several ... for the Lazarus ReCover™ and Lazarus Cover™ in ... financing reflects investor confidence in the value of our ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Cepheid to Webcast Upcoming Financial Presentations 2Rock Creek Pharmaceuticals Provides Update of its European Drug Development Regulatory Strategy and selects Quotient Clinical for its early development programs 2Rock Creek Pharmaceuticals Provides Update of its European Drug Development Regulatory Strategy and selects Quotient Clinical for its early development programs 3Rock Creek Pharmaceuticals Provides Update of its European Drug Development Regulatory Strategy and selects Quotient Clinical for its early development programs 4Lazarus Effect Closes $5 Million Financing 2
... features including aspiration holes and additional ... procedures requiring precise dissection with decreased ... suction demands. ,Flexible design options ... nonretractable electrodes and multiple tip designs. ...
... Enhanced features including aspiration holes ... in laparoscopic procedures requiring precise dissection ... and increased suction demands. ,Flexible ... retractable and nonretractable electrodes and multiple ...
SOLOS Endoscopy shares your commitment to provide every patient with the highest quality care available through our ongoing research and development of advanced surgical instruments and diagnostic so...
SOLOS Endoscopy shares your commitment to provide every patient with the highest quality care available through our ongoing research and development of advanced surgical instruments and diagnostic so...
Medicine Products: