Dear readers of the Hacettepe Journal of Biology and Chemistry,
We are pleased to introduce you the first issue of Hacettepe Journal of Biology and Chemistry in 2008. This issue is composed of 8 papers authored by a distinguished group of scientists. The papers in this issue of the Hacettepe J. Biol. & Chem. present some of the leading techniques of biology and chemistry as they apply to biomolecular structure and processes important in the life sciences.
Basic understanding in the chemistry and biology field is being greately advanced every year. With the rapid pace of scientific development it may not be that long before some of our intriguing and scientifically challenging dreams become reality, but it should be recognized that there are still humans behind all the technology.
On behalf of the editorial board of the Hacettepe J. Biol. & Chem., we would like to thank all the authors for agreeing to publish their invaluable work in this journal. I hope this volume will add another piece to the complex and exciting puzzle of science and development.
Adil Denizli, Ph.D.