We are pleased to congratulate Marcey Waters on receiving the 2023 Vincent du Vigneaud Award.
We are pleased to congratulate Alex Zhukhovitskiy on being recognized for his work by Thieme Chemistry Journals.
Congratulations to Elizabeth Brunk for receiving a 2023 Junior Faculty Development Award.
We are pleased to share that Sidney Wilkerson-Hill, Assistant Professor, Danielle Zurcher, Teaching Assistant Professor, and Gary Pielak, Kenan Distinguished Professor, earned 2023 University Teaching Awards!
Here, we provide biochemical and bioinformatic evidence in support of the role of a unique class of condensation domains in dehydration (CmodAA).
Here, we compare the fecal microbiomes of transplant recipients receiving MMF to healthy individuals using shotgun metagenomic sequencing.
We hypothesized that incorporating physiologically relevant environments would promote post-differentiation patterning of hepatocytes and result in zonal-like characteristics. To test this hypothesis, we evaluated the transcriptional regulation and activity of drug-metabolizing enzymes in HepaRG cells exposed to three different oxygen tensions, in the presence or absence of Wnt/β-catenin signaling.
The alkylation and heteroarylation of unactivated tertiary, secondary, and primary C(sp3)–H bonds was achieved by employing an acridinium photoredox catalyst along with readily available pyridine N-oxides as hydrogen atom transfer (HAT) precursors under visible light.
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