Tag: "alcohols" at biology news
Study advances evidence for receptor's role in alcohol pleasure and problems
...ubtype is most likely responsible for transmitting alcohols
positive effects. "We also know that there are s...ures are commonly used in animal studies to assess alcohols
pleasurable effects. As predicted, the researchers found that monkeys with the variant gene showed ...
Quorum sensing in yeast
...hen and Fink found that S. cerevisiae use aromatic alcohols
as signals to stimulate filamentous growth in response to nitrogen starvation. Interestingly, these molecules elicited different effects in the yeast strain, Candida albicans, suggesting that these newly identified fungal quorum sensing signals are s...
Russian 'surrogate' alcohols are a killer
...s vodka, but also contained a number of more toxic alcohols
that could cause damage to the heart and liver," s...ns with Russian colleagues suggest that [surrogate alcohols
construe] a major issue," added McKee. "Samogon has been part of Russian life for centuries. The s...