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NOW THE BEER IS A CHEESE

CREATION OF CLOTHES BASED IN MILK BANANAS HAVE AN AIDS INHIBITOR

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BEER AND CHEESE NOW THE BEER IS A CHEESE The Weisslackeri cheese of beer is a cheese original from Germany city. Germany is famous for the beer quality they produce. There are around 5,000 types of different beers in each community. For the elaboration the beer cheese it needs specific characteristics because the condition of the ripeness is very wet. It exists different types of beer cheese, an example is a cheese made with raw milk, and its ripeness is with black beer. The smell of this cheese is like a Camembert one, because its smell stays for long time. Its taste is a little spicy and salty, but is very delicious to the palate. The price it was around 20 euros for kilogram. Maybe is expensive but is common with some gourmet products of importation.


MILK CREATION OF CLOTHES BASED IN MILK A designer, of 28 years old, realized that there is more in the milk than it appears. The science, she and her team passed many experimenting to make it eco-thread. And the result was really revolutionary. They tried with a special mixture which contains a protein of sour milk, processed in a lab, near from the German city Brehmen. It has to be warmed and is pressed through a kind of cut machine to create thread. And the better is that the milk used is of a low grade and normally it has to be wasted. The designer and microbiologist fixed by herself to balance her two greatest interests and the result was amazing. How much are the dresses made with this particular tissue? About 290 dollars.

Source: Contexto.com.ar August 5th, 2011


BANANAS

BANANAS HAVE AN AIDS INHIBITOR

According to the scientists of the research published in the journal "Journal of Biological ChemistryÂť the lectin of bananas, a natural chemical component in plants, is as powerful as two drugs for HIV. This component could open the way to new treatments to prevent the sexual transmission of the virus. Previous research has shown that the lectin has the ability to stop the chain of reactions that lead to a variety of infections. The current study describes the complex actions of lectin and its capacity to overcome HIV. The authors found that BenLec, the lectin of bananas, can inhibit HIV infection to bind to the protein of HIV-1 rich in sugar, gp120, and block its entry into the body. The substance could be used to create drugs such as vaginal microbicides to prevent HIV infection The researchers developed a method to isolate the bananas-BanLec and discovered that HIV is an effective lectins and is similar in power to the T-20 and maraviroc, two drugs HIV that are used today. As the authors point out, the therapies with BanLec would be cheaper and would provide more extensive protection. According to Michael D. Swanson, director of the study, "the problem with some HIV drugs is that the virus can mutate and become resistant but this is much more difficult in the presence of lectins." "These can join the sugars in different points of the cover of the HIV-1 and possibly the virus need to develop multiple mutations to avoid them." Swanson is developing a process to molecularly alter BanLec to improve its potential clinical usefulness and although his employment could take years to arrive, the authors believe that it could be used alone or with other drugs such as vaginal microbicides to prevent HIV infection. According to the researchers added, even a modest success could save millions of lives. Other researchers have estimated that 20 percent of the coverage with a


microbicide is only 60 percent effective against HIV could avert up to 2.5 million HIV infections over three years. Source: Journal Biological Chemistry December, 2011

EDITORS DULCE CAROLINA GARCIA FUENTES TERESITA LOPEZ JUAREZ ABIGAIL R. ESPARZA


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