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A multi-omic map of the lipid-producing yeast Rhodosporidium toruloides
The ability of oleaginous fungi to produce lipids for biofuels remains untapped, in part due to a lack of genetic information required to engineer industrial strains. Zhuet al. present the genome of R. toruloides, and identify transcriptomic and proteomic changes associated with lipid production.
The Pentose Phosphate Pathway: The missing link between hormonal imbalances and carbohydrate metabolism?
I've taken a bit of time away from blogging because I've been swamped with clients and wanted to spend what free time I have reading. I've ...
The Synapse and mechanism of synaptic transmission.
The synapse is an area of functional contact between one neuron and another for the purpose of transferring information. Synapses are usually found between the fine terminal branches of the axon of one neuron and the dendrites or cell body of another This type of neuron is called axo-dendrite synapse. Sir Charles Sherrington (1861-1954) was the first person who used the term ‘synapse’ to the unctional points between two neurons. Structure of synapse: A typical (generalized ) synapse consists…