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biomolecule

 [bi″o-mol´ĕ-kūl]
a molecule produced by living cells, e.g., a protein, carbohydrate, lipid, or nucleic acid.

biomolecule

/bio·mol·e·cule/ (-mol´ĕ-kūl) a molecule produced by living cells, e.g., a protein, carbohydrate, lipid, or nucleic acid.

biomolecule

A highly nonspecific term for any molecule produced by a living system, including nucleic acids, proteins, polysaccharides, lipids, and so on.

biomolecule

a molecule produced by living cells, e.g. a protein, carbohydrate, lipid or nucleic acid.
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Until now, determining the exact topography of a biomolecules surface, such as its height or arrangement of its parts, has been difficult to measure with certainty.
Investing in biomolecules is in line with the market trend of an increasing number of drugs based on large molecules such as for example peptides and proteins.
The researchers attached three different biomolecules --one positively charged, one negatively charged and the other with no charge--to the surfaces of gold nanoparticles.
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This study establishes the foundation for a new generation of ultra-sensitive biosensors that expand opportunities for detection of biomolecules at extremely low concentrations," said Samir Mitragotri, professor of Chemical Engineering and director of the Center for Bioengineering at UCSB.
The Zetasizer [micro]V is an advanced light scattering system specifically intended for the characterization of proteins and other biomolecules.
A way to achieve this is to attach biomolecules normally found in the body, such as enzymes, to an implant.
Strategies for extracting structural and even functional information out of accurate mass values of biomolecules have to be developed in the future, according to the company.
This technology can make a valuable contribution to drug development and our understanding of disease mechanisms through the analysis of interactions among biomolecules and between biomolecules and compounds.
The Health Technology Research Center has developed technologies for real-time imaging of single biomolecules to serve medical diagnosis by detecting disease-related biomolecules.
In particular, the invention relates to a method for the enzymatic extraction of biomolecules, preferably peptides, proteins, oligosaccharides or polysaccharides from their biologically inactive precursors using enzymes which are bonded to a polymer support, especially a method for extracting insulins or their analogs from the corresponding precursors using enzymes which are bonded to a polymer support.