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maybe not the answer to the Ultimate Question

but certainly many interesting leads and stimulating discussions ...,
C U in 2022


42: The Answer to the Ultimate Question of Life ...

(The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, Douglas Adams, 1979)

The study of Molybdoenzymes is one of the central research axes of the BIP-laboratory (see BIP01, BIP03, BIP06, BIP07). In the BIP09 group we are mainly interested in the evolutionary history of molybdoenzymes and their specific function as 2-electron compounds

"Nothing in Biology Makes Sense Except in the Light of Evolution" (Theodosius Dobzhansky, 1973)

dG/dt = dH/dt -TdS/dt < 0

S = k logW

"Nothing in Evolution Makes Sense Except in the Light of the 2nd Law of Thermodynamics"

or, more colloquially,

"Nothing in Evolution Makes Sense Except in the Light of Bioenergetics" (BIP09, 2012 ;-)

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