Tag: "absorbers" at biology news
Tiny shock absorbers help bacteria stick around inside the body
... loose. "This system is similar to a set of shock absorbers
on your car that dampen turbulent forces caused by bumpy road conditions," added study co-author Dr. Wendy Thomas, assistant professor of bioengineering at the UW. The researchers found that fimbrial uncoiling and recoiling events balance each othe...
Protein 'nanosprings' most resilient found in nature
... gates, for example, or could perhaps act as shock absorbers
in nanomachines of the future." The researchers plan further work to understand what makes the structure of ankyrin repeats so special and to demonstrate the functional role of this structure to particular ankyrin proteins, such as those involved i...
Light activated anticancer drug targeted to DNA using cisplatin like sub-units
...ies of mixed-metal Ru-Pt complexes: Coupling light absorbers
to reactive metal centers" (INOR 105) at 3:30 p.m., Sunday, March 26, at the Georgia World Congress Center room B408. Co-authors are Matthew T. Mongelli, postdoctoral associate in chemistry at Virginia Tech, and Brewer. ...
Medical molecules designed to respond to visible light that can penetrate tissue
...ecular devices utilizing Os and Ru polyazine light absorbers
and Rh and Pt reactive sites: Applications in solar energy conversion and photodynamic therapy (INOR 410)," will be presented at 4:50 p.m. Monday, March 14, in Convention Center Room 4. Co-authors are chemistry Ph.D. students Mark Elvington of Blacks...