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Bacteriocins: Traditional and Modern Application

Bacteriocins are antimicrobial peptides which are released from certain bacterial species. These have the ability to inhibit the growth of other bacteria, usually most effective against those which are closely related. The mode of...

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The Power of Fasting

Fasting, as a religious practice, has been a part of human traditions for centuries. It is mentioned in all the holy books including the Bible, the Qur’an and the Bhagavad Gita. In today’s increasingly...

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Microbial proteases and their industrial applications

Microbial proteases and their industrial applications Proteases are enzymes characterised by their ability to hydrolyse peptide bonds. These proteins are ubiquitous among eukaryotic and prokaryotic organisms and consequently possess a great degree of variation...

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Trichotillomania – The Hair Pulling Disorder

Trichotillomania is a condition that is largely unrecognised, undiagnosed, and misunderstood. It is a chronic hair pulling disorder, that often results in hair loss. Individuals will pull hair from one or more areas, including...

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