News tagged with protein crystallography

Figuring out how we get the nitrogen we need

( —Nitrogen is an essential component of all living systems, playing important roles in everything from proteins and nucleic acids to vitamins. It is the most abundant element in Earth's atmosphere and is literally ...

dateOct 28, 2014 in Materials Science
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Sometimes the average just isn't good enough

Computational biologists from the Max F. Perutz Laboratories of the University of Vienna and the Medical University of Vienna show that averaging is not always a good thing when it comes to analyzing protein crystal structures. ...

dateFeb 10, 2014 in Biochemistry
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New insight into an emerging genome-editing tool

( —The potential is there for bacteria and other microbes to be genetically engineered to perform a cornucopia of valuable goods and services, from the production of safer, more effective medicines and clean, green, ...

dateFeb 06, 2014 in Biotechnology
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