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Enzyme inhibitor

Enzyme inhibitor protease in a complex with the protease inhibitor ritonavir . The structure of the protease is shown by the red, blue and yellow ribbons. The inhibitor is shown as the smaller ball-and-stick structure near the centre. Created from PDB 1HXW . Enzyme inhibitors are molecule s that more

Action potential

Action potential . B. Actual recordings of action potentials are often distorted compared to the schematic view because of variations in electrophysiological techniques used to make the recording An action potential is a "spike" of positive and negative ionic discharge that travels along the membr more

Isaac Newton

Isaac Newton Sir Isaac Newton FRS () (4 January 1643 – 31 March 1727 ) [ OS : 25 December 1642 – 20 March 1727 ] was an English physicist , mathematician , astronomer , natural philosopher , and alchemist . His treatise Philosophiæ Naturalis Principia Mathematica , published in 1687, des more

Convention on Psychotropic Substances

Convention on Psychotropic Substances The Convention on Psychotropic Substances is a United Nations treaty designed to control psychoactive drug s such as amphetamine s, barbiturate s, and psychedelics . During the 1960s, drug use increased greatly around the world, especially in Western nations. more

Durian

Durian The durian () is the fruit of trees of the genus Durio belonging to the Malvaceae , a large family which includes hibiscus , okra , cotton , mallows and linden trees. Widely known and revered in Southeast Asia as the "King of Fruits," the fruit is distinctive for its large size, uniqu more

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