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Research News - 2019

Press releases and articles on BDR's latest research.

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Nov. 29, 2019 Research

An improved simulation technique for modeling how small molecules interact with proteins could help the development of new drugs

Nov. 15, 2019 Research

By using an ultrasensitive analysis technique, scientists can now detect the small molecules that a single cell makes

Oct. 11, 2019 Research

A microfluidic device makes it easy to isolate single motile cells and analyze the metabolites they produce

Oct. 10, 2019 Research

Oct. 9, 2019 Research

Aug. 30, 2019 Research

A newly discovered reaction delivers dual boron functionality to produce molecules with many potential applications

Aug. 9, 2019 Research

A study of molecular structure reveals how a small chemical change can make a big difference to function in a cell’s response to stress

Aug. 9, 2019 Research

Jul. 26, 2019 Research

A method for inducing polarization in cells will allow scientists to explore the real-time processes that occur during cell polarization

Jul. 25, 2019 Research

Jul. 12, 2019 Research

A simple reaction can be used to prime an antibody with a radioactive element that enables it to destroy cancer cells

Jul. 8, 2019 Research

Jul. 5, 2019 Research

The ability to explore the genome on a sub-nucleosome level promises to lead to new discoveries about how chromatin structure is linked to epigenetics

Jun. 26, 2019 Research

Apr. 19, 2019 Research

New insights into the formation of surface nanostructures

Apr. 12, 2019 Research

The smooth copying of genetic information in cells is facilitated by two protein factors that act as bearings against chromatin structures

Mar. 22, 2019 Research

A new method for measuring the responses of single cells to experimental drugs could help boost the success rate of human clinical trials

Mar. 8, 2019 Research

Insights into the structure of an anti-cancer drug compound made by the Chinese perfume tree could lead to new precision therapeutics

Feb. 26, 2019 Research

Feb. 22, 2019 Research

A computer model could help to advance regenerative therapies for retinal disease

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