synthetic membraneless organelle phase separation

synthetic membraneless organelle phase separation

In a vile three watery solutions phase separate into three layers. In membraneless organelles, chemical reactions occur at the interfaces of such layers, processing a reactant step-by-step and moving the reaction product from one layer to the next. Credit: Georgia Tech / Rob Felt

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Research, Biotechnology, Health, Bioengineering, Genetics, Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Engineering, Life Sciences and Biology
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membraneless organelle, nucleolus, cascading reactions, coacervate, metabolism, polyethylene glycol, dextran, phase separation, chemical thermodynamics, DNA transcription, colorimetric substrate, glucose oxidase, horseradish peroxidase
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  • Created By: Ben Brumfield
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  • Created On: Sep 20, 2018 - 1:06pm
  • Last Updated: Sep 20, 2018 - 1:25pm