Biochemistry - Engineered enzyme facilitates more effective plastic degradation
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 Study reveals novel enzyme vital for the production of bacterial tropone natural productsStudy reveals novel enzyme vital for the production of bacterial tropone natural products
 
Microorganisms produce natural products, for example, as disease-causing virulence factors or as defense substances against predators and competitors.
 
   Engineered enzyme facilitates more effective plastic degradationEngineered enzyme facilitates more effective plastic degradation
 
Plastic was previously considered a manufacturing miracle as it was inexpensive to produce.
 
   Pest attacks trigger defensive electrical and biochemical responses across tomato plantsPest attacks trigger defensive electrical and biochemical responses across tomato plants
 
A recent study in Frontiers in Sustainable Food Systems shows that the fruits of a type of tomato plant send electrical signals to the rest of the plant when they are infested by caterpillars.
 
   Study shows how single cells take up fatty acids, offering new insights into cancer biologyStudy shows how single cells take up fatty acids, offering new insights into cancer biology
 
Researchers have developed a new method that offers novel insights into cancer biology by enabling them to unravel how single cells absorb fatty acids.
 
   Researchers identify key role of enzyme essential for invasion of the toxoplasmosis parasiteResearchers identify key role of enzyme essential for invasion of the toxoplasmosis parasite
 
Scientists from the universities of Geneva and Zurich and the PSI have identified the structure and functions of RON13, an enzyme of the toxoplasmosis parasite that is essential for the infectious mechanism in humans.