News tagged with protein synthesis

Artificial cells act like the real thing

Imitation, they say, is the sincerest form of flattery, but mimicking the intricate networks and dynamic interactions that are inherent to living cells is difficult to achieve outside the cell. Now, as published ...

dateAug 18, 2014 in Cell & Microbiology
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Detour leads to antibiotic resistance

Ludwig Maximilian University researchers have used cryo-electron microscopic imaging to characterize the structural alterations in the bacterial ribosome that are required for induction of resistance to the ...

dateMar 28, 2014 in Cell & Microbiology
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Designer of protein factories exposed

For 10 years, Patrick Cramer and his colleagues at Ludwig-Maximilians-Universitaet (LMU) in Munich have probed the structure of RNA polymerase I, a crucial cog in the machinery of all cells. Now they unveil ...

dateOct 24, 2013 in Cell & Microbiology
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Biomolecules for the production line

To produce proteins on an industrial scale without using living cells is the ambitious goal of cell-free bioproduction. This method could help us to produce biological ingredients more quickly and with fewer ...

dateOct 01, 2013 in Biotechnology
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