Excitement around hydroxychloroquine for treating COVID-19

Excitement around hydroxychloroquine for treating COVID-19

Abstract Aim: Chloroquine is an antimalarial drug used in the treatment of Plasmodium vivax malaria. Three methods to quantify chloroquine and its metabolite in blood matrices were developed and validated. Methodology & results: Different high-throughput...
How Pollution Affects Our Food Crops

How Pollution Affects Our Food Crops

I recently blogged about how wildfire smoke contaminants can be absorbed by wine grapes.  What about environmental pollutants in our air, water and soil?  Can they also get into the food crops that we eat?  What can be done about it?  Researchers are using Agilent...
A Key to Disease Research: Post-Translational Modifications

A Key to Disease Research: Post-Translational Modifications

Scientists who study diseases are increasingly looking at post-translational modifications in proteins. What are these?  Let’s take a step back and define some terms. Proteins are large biomolecules made from chains of amino acids.  Proteins perform a variety of...
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