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Latest Protein structure Stories

2010-09-28 19:09:37

The Structural Genomics Consortium (SGC), an international public-private partnership that aims to determine three-dimensional structures of medically important proteins, announced the release into the public domain of its 1000th high-resolution protein structure.

2010-09-21 20:56:06

The prediction of the structure and function of biological macromolecules (i.e., the machinery of life) is of foremost importance in the field of structural biology.

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2010-09-13 11:35:00

Discovery shows how cells decide what to recycle, unlocking debilitating disease's secret.

2010-08-05 14:55:12

Biochemists and computer scientists at the University of Washington two years ago launched an ambitious project harnessing the brainpower of computer gamers to solve medical problems.

2010-07-30 13:42:08

The apparently random self-assembly of molecular threads into the proteins that make the body work is far less frantic than previously thought, Michigan State University scientists say.

2010-07-07 15:48:03

All proteins self-assemble in a fraction of the blink of an eye, but it can take a long time to mimic the process.

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2010-05-17 08:04:25

Using the NSF-funded Ranger supercomputer at the Texas Advanced Computing Center, Pengyu Ren is working to develop faster, cheaper ways to search for new drugs.

2010-05-04 13:08:59

UCLA researchers report in the April 30 edition of the journal Cell that they have imaged a virus structure at a resolution high enough to effectively "see" atoms, the first published instance of imaging biological complexes at such a resolution.

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2010-04-08 11:38:37

Researchers at IRB Barcelona refine the process to obtain “photographs” of highly dynamic proteins, an important step in drug design.

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2010-04-01 08:33:39

Scientists at the University of Delaware have developed a new method for producing proteins critical to research on cancer, Alzheimer's, and other diseases.


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