Scientists have developed a new, high-powered enzyme that can transform cod into a potent painkiller.
Scientists at the University of Queensland in Australia say they have developed the enzyme, called S-keto-1-6, which they say can convert cod into the drug-killing drug sarin.
S-ketosin is an analgesic agent used in many modern medicines.
Its high purity and safety make it a popular and cheap replacement for morphine.
It can be synthesised by using an enzyme that breaks down the protein and then the carbon atoms, leaving the carbon alone, which the body then converts into morphine.
The researchers are hoping to create a synthetic drug that mimics sarin’s analgesic properties and that is cheaper and easier to produce.
The S-keto-1 enzyme can convert the cod protein to morphine.
The enzyme was created using a method that is relatively simple to manufacture.
Using an electron microscope, the researchers showed that S-Keto-5, the enzyme produced by the cod enzyme, can be used to make a synthetic derivative of sarin, which can be converted into morphine in the body.
Morphine has a powerful analgesic effect, and S-Sarin is a powerful painkiller that is used to treat acute and chronic pain.
In the study, the S-1 amino acid sequence was replaced with a different sequence of the same amino acid and it produced morphine-like properties.
When the researchers tested the S.
Keto1-5 and S.
Sarin-5 enzymes in lab mice, they found that they had a similar analgesic action and that they could convert the two molecules.
The new enzyme, which was tested in lab animals, has also shown the ability to convert other proteins into morphine, which has not been seen before.
“We think the enzyme may have more than one mechanism for the analgesic effects,” Professor Andrew Waugh said.
“In addition to morphine, we think it may have other drugs that it can convert.”
The researchers believe the SKeto enzymes are a step towards creating a more powerful, synthetic version of sinaqualene.
They say they may also be able to convert sarin into sarin-like substances that have a similar effect.
Professor Waugh and his colleagues have been working on sarin for about 20 years.
A number of scientists and scientists around the world have worked on a sarin analogue, but this was the first time the researchers used S- Keto- 5 to synthesise the compound.
“It is important to know the mechanism of the chemical that the S3-K3 enzyme converts, and that will be the next step,” Professor Waugh told ABC Radio Melbourne.
If this is the case, the new S- Sarin- 5 could be used in a variety of new pharmaceuticals, including drugs to treat people with chronic pain and asthma, or for those with arthritis.
The study was published in the journal Science Advances.
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