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Organic Foods, GMOs and more [closed]

I don't understand the debate about organic foods being better than conventional foods and GMOs being more dangerous than both of them. What intrigued my curiosity was a scientist that tried to ...
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How does inorganic phosphate inhibit alkaline phosphatase?

I want to know how is inorganic phosphate able to inhibit alkaline phosphatase.
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Why does cyanide inhibit CuZnSOD, but not MnSOD or FeSOD?

Different types of superoxide dismutase (SOD) contain different metal ions (Zn, Cu, Mn, Ni, or Fe), all of which allow them to catalyze one reaction, dismutation of superoxide anion, O2−. Cyanide can ...
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What is the molecular mechanism of cystine bond formation?

My bioinorganic and redox chemistry isn't up to par and I'm having a very difficult time understanding the chemical mechanism behind cystine bond formation. Most reactive environments are actually ...