• Abscisic Acid (ABA) – FAQs 2019-03-11 11:00:37 Abscisic acid (ABA), also known as abscicin II and dormin, is a plant hormone. ABA functions in many plant developmental processes, including bud dormancy and resistance to abiotic stresses. During drought, the plant hormone Abscisic acid (ABA) inhibits stomatal opening and promotes stomatal closure Abscisic Acid
  • Forskolin for Weight Loss – A Natural Remedy! 2017-07-17 13:50:23 What is Forskolin? Forskolin is an extract from the root of the Indian Coleus plant (Plectranthus barbatus/Coleus forskohlii). Indian Coleus, a member of the mint family, is a perennial herb with fleshy and fibrous roots. It is commonly found in India, Burma and Thailand. The medicinal value of
  • 18 Facts about Rapamycin 2017-03-14 11:56:06 Discovery of Rapamycin Rapamycin is a macrocyclic triene antibiotic that binds to the cytosolic protein FK-binding protein 12 (FKBP12) and inhibits mTOR pathway by directly binding to the mTOR Complex1 (mTORC1). It is a potent immunosuppressant having  a variety of uses both in vitro and
  • Top 10 FAQs About Inhibitor CHIR99021 2017-01-20 16:04:11 Any questions about Inhibitor CHIR99021? See all about it in the post below. What is inhibitor CHIR99021? CHIR99021 (CT99021), is also known as 6-[[2-[[4-(2,4-Dichlorophenyl)-5-(5-methyl-1H-imidazol-2-yl)-2-pyrimidinyl]amino]ethyl]amino]-3-pyridinecarbonitrile and CT99021. It is the most
  • The CHIR99021 GSK-3 Inhibitor Mechanism 2017-01-13 17:46:32 The CHIR99021 GSK-3 Inhibitor is both potent and selective. Small membrane-permeable molecules are widely utilized for maintenance and differentiation of embryonic stem cells (ES) of different species. Glycogen synthase kinase 3 (GSK3) activates the Wnt/beta-catenin pathway when targeted for inhibit
  • Sugar Facts: Part 2 2016-05-06 22:24:19 Continuing from our last segment on sugar facts, here are more lesser known facts about sugar. Eliminating Sugars from Your Diet Is Not Necessary in Order to Lose Weight Because sugars are ingredients in junk food, it may be natural to suspect that they have a role in contributing to over-consumptio
  • Biosensors and Diabetes: Trending Applications 2016-01-18 23:58:27 A biosensor is a device for the detection of an analyte that combines a biological component with a physicochemical detector component. An analytical device which functions to analyze a sample for the presence of a specific compound is known as sensor. A sensor which utilizes biological material to
  • Serine Proteases Facilitate Difficult Enzyme Reactions 2015-01-19 15:41:53 A.G. Scientific is using this week to focus on what is considered to be an odd group of proteins in biology, namely a family of catalysts called Serine Proteases, also sometimes referred to as serpins, are each integral to the process of regulating enzymes. Until an enzyme becomes active, they idle
  • mTOR Signaling plays a vital role in the evolution of individual disease 2014-12-23 14:17:42 In a recent study published in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of the Sciences, the research group of Professor Michael Hall from the University of Basel has shed light on the role of mTORC1 signaling in blood, and the relevance role it has for the physiology of, in this case, human
  • Unlocking New Diagnostic Tools from Diabetes 2014-03-27 14:07:18 In today’s modern world, the recent dramatic increase in the number of patients with type 2 diabetes indicates an unchecked global epidemic is at hand. In 2011 the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimated that about 8.3% of the American population (25.8 million people) had di