Synthesizing Membrane Proteins Using In Vitro Methodology

in vitro, cell-free expression system for the production of protein types that are challenging to study: membrane proteins, membrane-associated proteins, and soluble proteins that require complex redox cofactors

Magneto-Optic Biosensor Using Bio-Functionalized Magnetic Nanoparticles

Biological sensors can be used for a variety of applications, including the detection of medical conditions and bioterrorist threats.

Gut microbes affect circadian rhythms in mice, study saysAugust 3, 2015

A study including researchers from Argonne and the University of Chicago found evidence that gut microbes affect circadian rhythms and metabolism in mice.

Closer look at microorganism provides insight on carbon cyclingJuly 13, 2015

Researchers from Argonne and the University of Tennessee found that microorganisms called archaea living in marine sediments use completely novel enzymes to break down organic matter into carbon dioxide.

Scientists study ways to integrate biofuels and food crops on farmsJuly 7, 2015

Scientists from Argonne are designing ways to improve—and hopefully optimize—land use. In collaboration with the farming community of the Indian Creek Watershed in central Illinois, these researchers are finding ways to simultaneously meet three objectives: maximize a farmer’s production, grow feedstock for bioenergy and protect the environment.