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Daily Archives: October 15, 2015

DMTMM A Novel Coupling Reagent

Propylphosphonic anhydride (T3P®) is a very efficient, nontoxic coupling reagent especially suited for connecting sterically hindered amino acids. A further advantage is the easy removal of byproducts by extraction of the […]

Applications of Channelrhodopsin

Channelrhodopsins can be readily expressed in excitable cells such as neurons using a variety of transfection techniques (viral transfection, electroporation, gene gun). The light-absorbing pigment retinal is present in most […]

Discovery of Channelrhodopsin

Motility and photoorientation of microalgae have been studied over more than hundred years in many laboratories worldwide. In 1980, Ken Foster developed the first consistent theory about the functionality of […]