hormones

  • Structure of ‘click’ neoglyco-EPO analogue
    Research

    Erythropoietin benefits from controlled sugar-coating

    5 December 2018

    Click chemistry allows glycosylation at virtually any synthetic stage

  • autumn forest
    News

    Explainer: The chemistry of autumn

    28 October 2016

    Pigments, hormones and enzymes – find out the secret chemistry behind the wonders of autumn

  • Alarm clock
    Podcast

    Melatonin

    22 May 2014

    Meet melatonin, the ‘Dracula of hormones’, essential in regulating the body’s natural circadian rhythm

  • Women with baby
    Podcast

    Prolactin

    23 April 2014

    Anna Lewcock finds out how pigeons played a major role in discovering an important pituitary hormone, prolactin

  • Happy person
    Podcast

    Serotonin

    2 October 2013

    Serotonin, the ‘happy molecule’, may be at the root of depression, but Hayley Birch finds we still have a lot to learn

  • Cyclists
    Podcast

    Erythropoietin

    8 August 2013

    Developed to save lives, its potential to give cheats an edge was soon identified. David Lindsay explores erythropoietin