E. coli persists against antibiotics through HipA-induced dormancy
...block HipA's active site, but inactivates it by forcing it into an "open" position. "Proteins move a lot to function, they open and close - think of a clam
shell, for example," Brennan explains. To function, a protein must be able to close down on its target molecules - called substrates. The closed state...
X-rays power discoveries at Chicago's Field Museum
...he clarity of the image allowed Invertebrates Collections Manager Jochen Gerber to specify two complete shells as Mesodesma donacium, an edible marine clam
inhabiting the waters off the west coast of South America. This may help to answer the tantalizing question of why this false head was packed with she...
Deep-sea Mining can Damage Marine Ecosystem
...e on earth.
Spewing 350-degree Celsius water into the frigid deep-sea environment, they support sulphur-loving bacteria and bizarre worm and clam
species. As such, mining and other activities could irreversibly damage this fragile ecosystem.
'We need to act now to establish scientific an...
Consumers Warned of Using Cat Food Due to Salmonella Contamination
...into contact with the food or pets.
The specific products covered by this warning are Wild Kitty Raw All Natural, Frozen Cat Food – Chicken with clam
Recipe, Net Wt. 3.5 oz (100g) and 1 lb in plastic containers. Some of these containers may be uncoded.
Salmonella can cause serious illnesses in...
Structure of Iron Regulatory Protein-RNA Complex Solved
...cids arranged into four major domains.
"We expected that IRP1 would open up the two major domains facing each other along a hinge, rather like a clam
shell, to accommodate the RNA binding," Walden said. "What we didn't expect was that that opening up would also involve extensive movement within the ...
Why some take to greens, while others don’t
... Don’t blame yourself, if your taste buds get tickled at the thought of greens or simply clam
up at its mere mention! A recent investigation into the reasons// for the delights and aversions to green vegetarian food has shown that such tendenc...
Ulcer causing bug found in stored food
...unter at a local grocery store. They were able to grow cultures of the H. pylori on about one third of the samples of the chicken, shrimp, pork, crab, clam
and fish. The action or result of inflicting loss or pain a more accurate follow-up, they then conducted genetic-based testing on the chicken and dete...