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New Antibiotic discovered in Mexican forests

The properties of newly discovered antibiotic have specific application in agriculture greatly. It is a soil bacterium and is known as “phazolicin”. This compound was unknown previously and was recently isolated in the tropical rain forests of Mexico. The antibiotic is found in the root nodules of wild beans. They have their application both in ..

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Nobel Prize – Chemistry

The winners of Nobel prize 2009 are Venkatraman Ramakrishnan , United States, Thomas A. Steitz United States, Ada E. Yonath Israel “for studies of the structure and function of the ribosome” Venkatraman Ramakrishnan Born 1952 in Chidambaram, Tamil Nadu He is a structural biologist at the Laboratory of Molecular Biology of the Medical Research Council ..

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