Tag: "raft" at biology news
Caribbean frogs started with a single, ancient voyage on a raft from South America
...s also arose from a single species that arrived by raft
from South America. "This discovery is surprising because no previous theories of how the frogs arrived had predicted a single origin for Caribbean terrestrial frogs and because groups of close relatives rarely dominate the fauna of an entire cont...
With record resolution and sensitivity, tool images how life organizes in a cell membrane
...brane have been called ''lipid rafts.'' Just as a raft
is a bunch of logs associated because a rope binds...proteins associated with other proteins on a lipid raft
may perform functions, Boxer said, though evidence for this is limited. These rafts may serve many f...
Ready, set, mutate?and may the best microbe win
... three weeks of the test. The research included a raft
of additional experiments as well. The team characterized each of the mutant proteins to document precisely how it aided in metabolic regulation. The fermentor experiment was repeated and the same mutations ?and no others ?were observed to develop ag...