Results for "biochemistry"

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Single-molecule studies of cell polarity

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Cell polarity is a cell behavior in which one side of a cell adopts characteristics that are different from the other side. For example, our lungs, intestines and many other internal organs are made up of cells that…

Synthetic, biochemical and structural studies of DNA damage and repair

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The human genome is constantly attacked by endogenous and exogenous DNA damaging agents. The Lee group seeks to understand the effects of various DNA damages on DNA replication and mutagenesis using combined tools of…

2022 iGEM synthetic biology team

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What is iGEM? iGEM is an international synthetic biology competition that focuses on how genetic engineering of cells can be employed for useful applications (http://igem.org). The UT…

Synthesis of Biomimetic Models of Mono-Iron Hydrogenase (Chemical Synthesis: Organic & Inorganic)

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Hydrogenase enzymes found in methanogenic bacteria utilize dihydrogen (H2) as an energy source for the eventual reduction of carbon dioxide (CO2) to sugars for use in cellular processes. Our lab's goal is to…