Jewlery for March

The molecule in March is caffeine. Caffeine is a stimulant and is found naturally in coffee and tea.

 

Jewlery for February

The molecule in February is melatonin. A hormone that is produced by the pineal gland and regulates sleep and wakefulness.

Melatonin.

Jewelry for January

Every month I will show a molecule structure in thin silver wire. I will choose a molecule that we have in our daily life but perhaps not thought about.

The first molecule in January is serotonin. It’s a neurotransmitter and thought to be a contributor to feelings of well-being and happiness.

Serotonin.

 

Jewelry for December

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Atg1

 

The silver protein for December is Atg1. Atg1 is an important protein in autophagy, a process for degrading and recycling cellular components.The discovery of the autophagy mechanism was awarded  2016 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine.

Jewelry for November

The silver protein for November is EPO (Erythropoietin). EPO is a hormone that controls redblood cell production.

All light on Uppsala

Exhibition during “All light on Uppsala” at Galleri Upsala including silver protein structures, high speed photography and photosynthesis by researchers at the Department of Cell and Molecular Biology in cooperation with Frozen Time Images Photography.

Opening on Saturday 5 November at 12-19

Open 6 November to 27 November 2016:
Mon-Thurs 16-19
Sat-Sun 14-18
(Closed Friday)

Jewelry for October

The silver protein for October is leptin. Leptin is a hormone that helps to regulate energy balance by inhibiting hunger.