The biology-chemistry interface: a tribute to Koji Nakanishi by Raymond Cooper, John K. Snyder

By Raymond Cooper, John K. Snyder

A tribute to the pioneering clinical paintings of Professor Koji Nakanishi, whose reports of ordinary items have effaced a few of the traditional barriers among biology and chemistry. It discusses an array of chromatographic separation equipment and backbone of buildings on a microscale, analyzes bioassay-directed fractionation and different technique of setting apart biologically energetic compounds from vegetation and different resources, covers very important enzymes remoted from marine organisms comparable to algae, and extra.

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Daniels et al. (52) demonstrated that increasing body temperature from 278C to 378C in central netted dragons, Ctenophorus nuchalis, decreases the opening pressure of the lungs without affecting lung compliance. This may reflect an increase in fluidity due to the increase in temperature and thus, an increase in the spreadability of surfactant over alveolar surfaces at 378C (52). In bearded dragons, Pogona vitticeps, increasing body temperature from 188C to 378C had no effect on opening pressure or filling pressure (60).

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