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October 12, 2015

Dietary Supplements Could Keep Biological Clocks On Time

Human health: Polyamines could help keep circadian rhythms from slowing down as we age

October 12, 2015

Parasitic Plant Has Flexible Detection Strategy For Finding Its Dinner

Quorum Sensing: Predatory witchweed capitalizes on a protein receptor’s spacious binding pocket to detect a diversity of prey hormones

October 12, 2015

Small Molecule Found In Cone Snail Arsenal

Natural Products: Although known for their paralyzing polypeptides, cone snails also use a guanine derivative to disable their prey

October 12, 2015

Glycolipids Can Kick-Start Or Calm Immune System

Glycolipids and analogs are being investigated as potential drugs and vaccine adjuvants

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