Nature Chem.:In proteins and rubber, they are indispensable: bonds between two sulphur atoms that link long molecules together. Pulling from outside on the disulphide bonds triggers unexpectedly complicated processes.
Nature: Bacteria can transfer energy from one membrane to another. How the proteins responsible for the process are arranged has been a mystery for a long time. Enrica Bordignon and coworkers publish new insights in Nature. -Nature
Nat. Comm.: With the aid of platinum catalysts, it is possible to efficiently produce hydrogen. However, this metal is rare and expensive. Researchers have discovered an alternative that is just as good, but less costly.