The human gut microbiome is essential for digestion and nutrient absorption. With industrialisation having dramatically changed the way we eat, what effects has this had on our intestinal flora?
Binding of the spike protein is essential for the immune response generated from many COVID-19 vaccines. Mutations on this protein may pose a threat to the efficacy and reliability of our current vaccination strategies.
CFC-11 is an industrially useful but ozone depleting chemical. The recently reported decline in global CFC-11 emissions grants the ozone layer a reprieve to heal.
Peptides are becoming increasingly of interest as potential therapeutics, however, often they require chemical modifications. As peptides are polymers made up of repeating units of amino acids; how can we selectively modify one site over another?