1.2 Law and context

The law relating to businesses, which includes company law, is a highly practical subject because of the areas which it covers. You may in fact already have experience of this if you are in business; in addition or alternatively, you may be a shareholder in a company, or have lent money to one.

All students and practitioners of these areas of law therefore need to have a good understanding of how they actually work in practice, as well as the commercial, political, economic and social c
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5.2 All proteins bind other molecules

All proteins bind to other molecules (generically termed ligands). Ligands that can bind to proteins include:

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  • small molecules, e.g. H2O, O2 and CO2, glucose, ATP, GTP, NAD;

  • macromolecules, i.e. proteins, lipids, polysaccharides, nucleic acids.

These interactions are specific and key to the protein's function and, of course, are critically d
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The carbon footprint is the annual amount of greenhouse gas emissions, mainly carbon dioxide, that result from the activities of an individual or a group of people, especially their use of energy and transport and consumption of goods and services. It's measured as the mass, in kilograms or tonnes per year, either of carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions alone, or of the carbon dioxide equivalent (CO2e) effect of other greenhouse gas emissions.


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The world’s current energy systems have been built around the many advantages of fossil fuels, and we now depend overwhelmingly upon them. Concerns that supplies will ‘run out’ in the short-to-medium term have probably been exaggerated, thanks to the continued discovery of new reserves and the application of increasingly advanced exploration technologies. Nevertheless it remains the case that fossil fuel reserves are ultimately finite. In the long term they will eventually become deplet
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Having subtracted the dipolar anisotropy due to the motion of the Earth relative to the 3 K radiation, we are left with radiation that is exceedingly isotropic. So, we have to ask whether there are any residual variations that would point to a departure from isotropy of the radiation itself? This is a crucial question. Although it was gratifying to have the radiation so isotropic that there could be little doubt of its cosmic origins, nevertheless a completely isotropic distribu
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We will now look briefly at the science underlying the traits introduced into commercial crops, which you explored in Activity 1; a useful place to start is by considering how the property of resistance to insects is acquired by crops.

Insect damage causes huge losses of agricultural crops each year. For example, without co
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