Latest Structural biology Stories
To learn how biological molecules like proteins function, scientists must first understand their structures. Almost as important is understanding how the structures change, as molecules in the native state do their jobs.
Since the discovery of the microscope, scientists have tried to visualize smaller and smaller structures to provide insights into the inner workings of human cells, bacteria and viruses.
The structures of many protein molecules remain unsolved even after experts apply an extensive array of approaches.
A research team led by Edward Yu of Iowa State University and the Ames Laboratory has identified and described two parts of the three-part system that pumps toxins from bacteria and allows them to resist antibiotics.
ARLINGTON, Va., Jan.
Like an overprotective parent on the first day of school, a targeting factor sometimes needs a little push to let go of its cargo.
BUFFALO, N.Y., Nov. 26, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Michael G.
A multi-institutional consortium led by The Scripps Research Institute scientists, the Joint Center for Structural Genomics (JCSG), is the sole focus of a special issue of the journal Acta Crystallographica Section F.
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.
The National Center for Macromolecular Imaging at Baylor College of Medicine has received a five-year, $9.5 million award from the National Center for Research Resources, maintaining a record of more than 24 years of support to advance the development of research technology in the field of electron cryo-microscopy.