Meet the molecules

25 Jan 2018

Introducing B-ODAP

We have known about the effects of β-ODAP (or to give it its full name; β-L-oxalyl-2,3-diaminopropionic acid) for a lot longer than we have known the molecule. 

15 Dec 2017

Meet the molecules; Christmas edition

What give holly berries their red colour? Prof Alison Smith investigates.

1 Nov 2017

Meet the molecules

In the first of a new series, we put one molecule under the microscope and describe what it is, how it's made and what it does. First up we have geosmin; which gives us the smell of soil.

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