Tag Archives: Light

Light driven proton pump in distant relative

Researchers investigated the group of microorganisms classified as Asgard archaea, and found a protein in their membrane which acts as a miniature light-activated pump. The schizorhodopsin protein draws protons into the organisms’ body. This research could lead to new biomolecular tools to control the pH in cells or microorganisms, and possibly more. Asgard archaea are… Read More »

Texas Legislature Gives Green Light To University Of Houston College Of Medicine – Houston Public Media

The Health 2 serves as the temporary home to UH’s College of Medicine. The process to create the University of Houston’s College of Medicine has cleared a significant hurdle in the Texas Legislature this week with the State Senate passing a bill to recognize the college and sending the legislation to Governor Greg Abbott’s desk.… Read More »