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TidyTowns turning over a new leaf and ramping up biodiversity efforts - The Green News


The Green News
July 30th, 2018. Fionnuala Fallon, The Irish Times gardening correspondent, asked last year if the TidyTowns competition was “out-of-step” with our increasingly “environmentally-minded approach” to maintaining our shared landscapes. Speaking with ...

NSF awards $6.4 million grant to Sevilleta Long-Term Ecological Research drylands site - National Science Foundation (press release)


National Science Foundation (press release)
To discover how environmental change is affecting dryland ecosystems, the National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded a five-year, $6.4 million grant in new support of the Sevilleta Long-Term Ecological Research (LTER) site in central New Mexico.

Lab identifies new model to study connectivity in the developing brain - Medical Xpress


Medical Xpress
Dr. Francis, associate professor of neurobiology, details how NRX-1, the nematode equivalent to the neurexin protein in mammals, must be present for the formation of synaptic connections between specific types of neurons. In addition, the researchers ...

Green Fluorescent Protein - The GFP Site

New London - United States

Introduction to GFP, a bioluminescent protein used as a tracer in molecular biology. Includes uses, structure, and a brief history profiling the first scientists to isolate and use the protein.

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Molecular Structure of Green Fluorescent Protein
United States

Scientific paper featuring text and drawing describing protein structure.

Green Fluorescent Protein as a Reporter Gene
United States

Provides general description of role as a reporter.

Renilla GFP: Discovered and Identified by Function
United States

Features slide show detailing the discovery and characterization of GFP from the sea pansy Renilla reniformis.

Deep Green - Green Plant Phylogeny Research Coordination Group
United States

Group working to facilitate or initiate interaction between distinct research groups that have independent foci yet entail some aspect of green plant phylogeny or systematics.

Evidence of a new type of protein-protein interaction
Russian Federation

Desensitized actomyosin blocks Ca2+-sensitivity of the natural one. Physiological Chemistry and Physics and Medical NMR, 32: 167-179, 2000.

Fluorescent Proteins - Scholarpedia
United States

Peer reviewed article about fluorescent proteins, which are members of a structurally homologous class of proteins that share the unique property of being self-sufficient to form a visible wavelength chromophore.

United States

Learn about the discovery of fluorescent proteins, their uses and range of colors that they come in.

Protein Analysis
Germany

Offers identification and validation of proteins, drug targets and bio-markers using isotopic labelling and mass spectrometric analysis, including MALDI-MS, PMF, nanoLC-MS/MS.

The Protein Society
United States

Aims to promote international interactions among investigators in order to explore all aspects of protein molecules. Includes online journal and membership login.

Protein Science
United Kingdom

Serves as an international forum for publishing original reports on proteins in the broadest sense.