Close Menu

In this week's Science, a group of European scientists reveals the heretofore unknown steps in the process by which the Madagascar periwinkle produces vinblastine, a potent anticancer agent that the flowering plant makes in small quantities. While most of the 31 enzymatic reactions involved in vinblastine production were known, two remained a mystery.

To read the full story....

...and receive Daily News bulletins.

Already have a GenomeWeb or 360Dx account?
Login Now.

Don't have a GenomeWeb or 360Dx account?
Register for Free.

A study of families explores how children transmit SARS-CoV-2, according to the Associated Press.

US Agricultural Research Service scientists have sequenced the genome of the Asian giant hornet.

According to the Economist, pooled testing for COVID-19 could help alleviate strains on testing labs.

In Science this week: MIT researchers outline approach dubbed translatable components regression to predict treatment response among IBD patients.