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Chemokines: A novel method of probing the active site structure of membrane proteins

A novel method of probing the active site structure of membrane proteins just emerged in a recent finding by a European team of scientists. In a paper titled “Oxovanadium(IV) Cyclam and Bicyclam Complexes: Potential CXCR4 Receptor Antagonists”1, researchers Allison Ross, Dinesh C. Soares, Danielle Covelli, Christophe Pannecouque, Laura Budd, Anna Read more…

The Vision of a Hammerhead

Ever wondered what evolutionary benefit could possibly arise from having a T-shaped head? Well, the hammerhead shark can certainly attest. In a recent study on hammerhead sharks at Florida Atlantic University, team study member Michelle McComb found that hammerhead sharks had amazing peripheral vision. Michelle’s team performed lab tests on Read more…

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