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Grant for Calpain Research Awarded

Posted on 5 October 2014 by Robert Mart

October 2014 The Life Sciences Research Network Wales has awarded the Allemann group a research grant to develop specific inhibitors of the cysteine protease calpain-1 for new treatments of autoimmune […]

New Research Associates

Posted on 1 August 2014 by Robert Mart

New Research Associates We are delighted to welcome Dr Enas Behiry and Dr Andrew Wood to the group! Enas returns to lend her experience in dihydrofolate reductase to our enzyme […]

Dynamical Motions in Catalysis

Posted on 1 August 2014 by Robert Mart

May 2014 The Journal of the American Chemical Society has spotlit our recent communication. They conclude that our study suggests that proteins motions are not universally coupled to reaction kinetics […]

Biophotonics Interest

Posted on 1 August 2014 by Robert Mart

January 2014 The specialist news website photonics.com has written an article about our Molecular Biosystems paper. See the photonics.com article for their summary.

Wikipedia Page

Posted on 1 August 2014 by Robert Mart

December 2013 The press release circulated by the Cardiff University public relations team has inspired someone to create a wikipedia page.

It’s a Knock In!

Posted on 1 August 2014 by Robert Mart

December 2013 The School of Chemistry web pages have higlighted our new paper on enzyme mechanisms. We show that although a particular dihydrofolate mutant has previously been termed a 'dynamic […]

Peptide Nanoswitches Featured

Posted on 1 August 2014 by Robert Mart

October 2013 Our peptide nanoswitch project has been highlighted on the Cardiff University website news centre.

Enzyme Mechanistic Study Highlighted

Posted on 1 August 2014 by Robert Mart

October 2013 The Cardiff University website has publicised our new paper in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Science (USA). The paper examines the effect of making 'heavy enzymes', […]

Front Cover for Peptide Nanoswitches

Posted on 3 July 2014 by Robert Mart

October 2013 Our illustration was chosen for the front cover of Molecular Biosystems! The article (here) describes how photo-control of the conformation of peptides can be used to activate the […]

Front Cover for Semiochemistry of Aphids

Posted on 3 July 2014 by Robert Mart

September 2013 A review article written by Dr John Pickett, Professor Allemann and Dr Michael Birkett on the semiochemistry of small sap feeding insects in Natural Product Reports has been […]