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November 21, 2017 | Biological SCENE | Organic SCENE

Pressure pumps up protein reaction yields

A common reaction for adding polyethylene glycol to proteins becomes way more efficient under high pressure

November 21, 2017

Catalyst activates tertiary C–H bonds

Dirhodium agent functionalizes specific bonds without need for nearby directing groups

November 21, 2017

Patent office boosts fees for filings and challenges

Those contesting the validity of an existing patent will see biggest increase

November 21, 2017

Beetles get by with a little help from their friends

Symbiotic bacteria with stripped-down genomes break up plant cell walls for their hosts

November 21, 2017

Amyris will sell farnesene plant to DSM

Cash infusion will accelerate biobased chemical firm’s plans for new specialties facility

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