News tagged with structural genomics

Temperature controls the genetic message

Alternative splicing, the mechanism enabling a gen to encode different proteins, according to the cell's needs, still holds many secrets. It has transformed the initial theory of one gen, one protein, but how it is controlled ...

dateSep 16, 2011 in Cell & Microbiology
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Ancestry of polar bears traced to Ireland

An international team of scientists has discovered that the female ancestor of all living polar bears was a brown bear that lived in the vicinity of present-day Britain and Ireland just prior to the peak of ...

dateJul 07, 2011 in Plants & Animals
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Building a complete metabolic model

Investigators at Burnham Institute for Medical Research, University of California, San Diego, The Scripps Research Institute, Genomics Institute of the Novartis Research Foundation and other institutions have constructed ...

dateSep 17, 2009 in Cell & Microbiology
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Protein structures revealed at record pace

Scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy's Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory have developed a fast and efficient way to determine the structure of proteins, shortening a process that often takes years ...

dateJul 20, 2009 in Biotechnology
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