News tagged with protein crystallography

The hidden lives of proteins

An important Brandeis study appearing in the December 3 issue of Nature raises the curtain on the hidden lives of proteins at the atomic level. The study reports that for the first time, researchers used x ...

dateDec 02, 2009 in Biochemistry
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Forgotten and lost - when proteins 'shut down' our brain

(PhysOrg.com) -- Which modules of the tau protein, in neurons of Alzheimer disease patients, may act in a destructive manner were investigated by researchers from the Max Planck Institute for Biophysical Chemistry ...

dateFeb 17, 2009 in
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Sticky antibodies block prion disease

(PhysOrg.com) -- Antibodies that stick to a brain prion protein called PrP could be the key to treating prion diseases like variant CJD and preventing people accidentally exposed to prions from going on to ...

dateFeb 12, 2009 in
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Dartmouth researchers find new protein function

A group of Dartmouth researchers has found a new function for one of the proteins involved with chromosome segregation during cell division. Their finding adds to the growing knowledge about the fundamental ...

dateJan 09, 2009 in
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A miniature synchrotron for your home lab

In 2004 Lyncean Technologies announced the construction of the Compact Light Source (CLS), a miniature synchrotron which uses inverse Compton scattering to produce high-intensity, tunable, near-monochromatic ...

dateJan 07, 2009 in General Physics
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