Learning about biochemistry and the chemical processes of living beings is easy with BrightHub’s collection of helpful articles in the Genetics Channel. Read about the structure of cells, molecules, proteins, lipids and more written in an easy-to-undetsand style by teachers, students and researchers.
The Krebs cycle is necessary for life. Read on to learn more about this important process and how it occurs.
Proteins formed during the translational process are require to go through various post-translational modifications to make them functional. Learn the mechanisms that take place during protein folding and processing.
Many people think fatal water intoxication is a myth. However, it is a true medical condition. So, read on to learn about it.
Lean about the bacterium Clostridium botulinum - where it lives, and the potential harm it can do to humans.
The Ebola virus is a member of the Filoviridae family of RNA viruses. It causes an often fatal disease in humans called Ebola hemorrhagic fever.
Want to find out how to boost human longevity? Look at the genomes of some very old people and see if they have some genetic or biochemical factors that ordinary mortals do not. And what do you find? High levels of an enzyme called telomerase.
They fascinate children almost everywhere, and during our lifetimes our noses will produce thousands of them from the gallons of mucus we pump out. But what causes boogers and just what are boogers?
It’s an ill wind that sometimes blows across the room, but don’t worry you’re not to blame. Flatulence has a number of causes and one of them is the bacteria that live inside you. Read on to find out more about what causes flatulence.
Foot odor can clear a room in seconds. The overwhelming stench that can wilt a flower from ten paces is caused by amongst other things poor personal hygiene and excessive sweating. Find out more about the causes of smelly feet and the problems of sweaty smelly feet.
Did you know that proteins are nanoparticles? Or, that proteins have levels of increasing complexity in structure? Find out more about these and many other interesting facts about proteins and protein structure.