chemical modification


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chem·i·cal mod·i·fi·ca·tion

alteration in the structure of a molecule, typically a macromolecule such as a protein, by chemical means; often, the covalent addition by some reagent.
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(NASDAQ: APDN), seeks to commercialise the biotherapeutic value of Applied DNA's deep expertise and experience in the design, manufacture and chemical modification of DNA by large scale polymerase chain reaction (PCR).
Methylation is a chemical modification wherein a methyl group acts like light switches along the DNA molecule, turning some genetic activity on and some off.
In contrast to other approaches, Orum's antibody platform can intracellularly deliver an active antibody therapeutic or payload, is easily adaptable to target different cell types and intracellular proteins, and does not require chemical modification.
PDA used in chemical modification has increased cell-glass surface interaction due to chemical groups.
Biologic age was determined by measuring DNA methylation, a chemical modification to DNA that is part of the normal aging process.
Further, this study revealed that through chemical modification, MOFs could be tuned to capture specific molecules.
Several techniques have been used for chemical modification of polymers, fillers, and composites in order to improve specific properties [8-11].
When colon, lung, breast, stomach and endometrial cancer is present, a "striking" chemical modification of DNA occurs, said researchers from the National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI) in the US.
Prof Uzma presented her project with the help of slides, explaining various stages of drug discovery process and chemical modification of knowndrug.
Another one is chemical modification of starch in solvent free environment (Aburto et al., 2005).
Compared with living people, Neandertals and ancient Siberians known as Denisovans had slightly different patterns of DNA methylation --a chemical modification of DNA that doesn't change the information in genes but helps control gene activity.
To create his age predictor, UCLA professor of human genetics, Steve Horvath, PhD, ScD, focused on a naturally occurring process called methylation, a chemical modification of one of the four building blocks that make up our DNA.

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