A supplement providing a snapshot of the latest developments in chemical biology
Scientists in the US have found a potential drug for to treat botulism, a deadly form of food poisoning and possible bioterrorism weapon.
Taiwanese researchers have created artificial liver lobules that could lead to synthetic tissue on demand.
Dendrimers can be used to switch off specific genes, say chemists in France and China.
Red blood cells are much more than just transporters of oxygen, say US chemists.
A drug for the treatment of high blood phosphate levels is offering relief for dialysis patients.
Swedish scientists have demonstrated how a natural amino acid can be used to probe protein conformations.
A series of inexpensive, one step methods to prepare cell microarrays could find application in stem cell research.
Bioorganic chemists have made peptide-like molecules that could aid the search for new medicines.
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Journal of Materials Chemistry celebrates its 250th issue later this month.
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Downloadable ChemDraw files and links to databases including PubChem are among the additional online features on offer to authors and readers of Molecular BioSystems.