Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
An enzyme that breaks peptide bonds other than terminal ones in a peptide chain.
- ‘The ability to obtain peptides of this length, from proteins of greater length, is facilitated by the use of enzymes, endopeptidases, that cleave at specific sites within the primary sequence of proteins.’
- ‘Their action ends when endopeptidases in the kidney or blood vessels inactivate them.’
- ‘New evidence showing that stored endopeptidases start storage protein mobilization in germinating seeds of these plants’
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.
From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, discover surprising and intriguing language facts from around the globe.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.