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Latest Protein structure Stories

2011-04-18 13:27:07

Whether you're talking about genes, or neurons, or the workings of a virus, at the most fundamental level, biology is a matter of proteins.

2011-03-16 14:18:27

Enzymes are proteins that speed up chemical reactions, such as laundry detergent digesting protein stains, which are otherwise very difficult to remove.

2011-02-09 01:05:18

A team of scientists from The Scripps Research Institute and the University of California, San Diego (UCSD) have developed a novel technique to observe previously unknown details of how folded structures are formed from an intrinsically disordered protein.

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2011-02-03 12:45:00

Arizona State University builds protein beam injector and contributes nanocrystals.

2011-01-10 15:21:15

Scientists have invented a way to ‘watch’ proteins fold — in less than thousandths of a second -- into the elaborate twisted shapes that determine their function.

2011-01-06 15:01:00

Predicting protein structures is valuable in understanding cellular procedures of diseases such as cancer, diabetes and obesity ANN ARBOR, Mich., Jan.

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2010-12-15 11:07:28

Interactions between proteins are at the heart of cellular processes, and those interactions depend on the interfaces where the direct physical contact occurs.

2010-11-26 07:30:00

BUFFALO, N.Y., Nov. 26, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Michael G.

2010-10-28 13:43:35

Membrane proteins are of immense biological and pharmaceutical importance.


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