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Team Sirius wishes very much strength to all those who fight in her or his way against the Covid-19 virus and its consequences.

Enzymes

21 Feb 2017

When it comes to the environment, most people think big: wind farms, acres of solar panels, shrinking CO2 emissions by the ton.  But one of the biggest changes in the way the world works today is small – on the molecular scale.  Enzymes are essential for life –they break up hydrogen peroxide (an important germicide… Read more

Enzymes, jigsaw players par excellence

01 Jul 2009

Enzymes are proteins with a catalytic function. A catalyst starts or facilitates a chemical reaction without being consumed itself. In our bodies many enzymes play a role; in the digestion they break down nutrients (to begin with in our saliva). Other enzymes help form the building blocks needed by our bodies. The enzymes themselves are… Read more