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(Georgia Institute of Technology, 2012-07-10)Understanding and controlling cellular metabolism (the process by which nutrients taken into a cell are turned into energy and the building blocks for more cells) is crucial to numerous applications, from enabling more ...
Warding Off Disease on Coral Reefs: Antimicrobial Chemical Cues and their Future in Drug Discovery (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2012-05-08)Unlike many animals, seaweeds do not possess adaptive immune systems to ward off disease. In many cases, they produce small molecules – natural antibiotics – that prevent colonization or infection by pathogens. We have ...
“What’s Eating You?” Quantifying Proteolytic Activity in Health and Disease with Novel Assays and Computational Models (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2011-09-13)Cathepsins are enzymes with the most powerful human collagenase and elastase activity that are upregulated at sites of normal tissue remodeling and during tissue-destructive disease progression. We study them in the context ...
(Georgia Institute of Technology, 2009-06-15)