At some point I’m going to need to review principal component analysis to truly understand this metabolomics study that identified a small molecule phermone.
Archive for the ‘Metabolomics’ Category
Posted by naturalproductman on December 19, 2012
Posted by naturalproductman on April 11, 2012
Priscilla Yang and co-workers from Harvard have reported in JACS on the identification of desmosterol needed for heptatitis C virus protein expression and viral genomic RNA. I wonder why JACS has a green text background now in the articles instead of blue…
Posted by naturalproductman on April 8, 2011
Stanley Hazen and co-workers in the Cleveland Clinic have reported in Nature on the metabolism of phosphatidyl choline, which gets converted to choline. Choline in turn converts to trimethylamine by bacteria in the gut and trimethylamine turns into trimethylamine oxide by our flavin mono-oxygenase enzymes (FMO). TMAO upregulates the expression of macrophage scavenger receptors.
Posted by naturalproductman on March 6, 2011
Renato Zenobi and colleagues at ETH Zurich have reported in Chem Comm on a way to detect the pharmacokinetics of valproic acid, a drug used to treat epilepsy.