Hexbyte Glen Cove Functional consequences of global biodiversity loss guide future nature conservation thumbnail

Hexbyte Glen Cove Functional consequences of global biodiversity loss guide future nature conservation

The ginkgo, the western gorilla, the gharial, the European sturgeon, and the Andean condor are classified as species in danger of extinction by IUCN. These species exhibit peculiar functional traits such as large size, long lifespan, and late sexual maturity (All photos CC-BY-SA) Credit: Ginkgo biloba; photo: Marzena PGorilla gorilla; photo: Philip KromerGavialis gangeticus;...

Hexbyte Glen Cove Light-responsive E. coli functional biofilms as scaffolds for hydroxyapatite mineralization thumbnail

Hexbyte Glen Cove Light-responsive E. coli functional biofilms as scaffolds for hydroxyapatite mineralization

Engineering light-responsive E. coli functional biofilms as scaffolds for HA mineralization. Engineering light-responsive E. coli functional biofilms as scaffolds for HA mineralization. (a) Schematic illustration of wild-type E. coli biofilms comprising extracellular CsgA amyloid nanofibers, which are major biofilm protein components that contribute to robust adherence of biofilms to solid surfaces. (b) Schematic illustration...

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