Tag: "organic" at medical news
Mercury's link to heart disease begins in blood vessel walls
...vation was prevented by metal chelators, which are organic
chemicals that bind with and remove free metal ions from substances. The power of methylmercury chloride to activate the enzyme was also affected by antioxidants, including vitamin C, suggesting that this form of the metal generates free radicals....
UCLA researchers develop new nanomaterials to deliver anti-cancer drugs to cells
...ery systems for these molecules without the use of organic
solvents has received significant attention. Ca...which are poorly water soluble, must be mixed with organic
solvents in order to be delivered into the body, Tamanoi said. These elements produce toxic side eff...
Oxygen trick could see organic costs tumble
...ent using just oxygen could allow growers to store organic
produce for longer and go a long way towards reducing the price of organic
fruit and vegetables, reports Lisa Richards in Chemistry & Industry, the magazine of the SCI. Curr...
Plants uptake antibiotics
...umed by plants may be of particular concern to the organic
farming industry. Manure is often the main source of crop nutrients for organic
food production, since regulations prohibit the use of synthetic fertilizers. According to the USDA...
Organic farming can feed the world, U-M study shows
...ngs which refute the long-standing assumption that organic
farming methods cannot produce enough food to fee...n developed countries, yields were almost equal on organic
and conventional farms. In developing countries, food production could double or triple using organi...
New oxidation methods streamline synthesis of important compounds
One of the fundamental challenges facing organic
synthesis in the 21st century is the need to significantly increase the efficiency with which carbon frameworks can be constructed and functionalized. Chemists at the University of Illinois are helping to meet this challenge by developing a class of ...
Scientists train nano-'building blocks' to take on new shapes, as reported in Science
... into a solution of tetrahydrofuran and water, and organic
diamines. The technique relied on divalent organic
counter ions and solvent mixtures to drive the organization of the block copolymers down specific pa...
UQ researchers discover some of the oldest forms of life
... microbial remains in some of the oldest preserved organic
matter on Earth, confirmed to be 3.5 billion years... conclusively confirm the nature and source of the organic
material. Aspects of the research have been published in the prestigious scientific journal Preca...
'Heroes of Chemistry' honored for medical, energy, environmental breakthroughs
...consultant for the company. He received a Ph.D. in organic
chemistry from Brigham Young University in 1974. ...ch advisor with Pfizer Inc. He received a Ph.D. in organic
chemistry from the University of Pittsburgh in 1971. ...
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