News tagged with structural genomics

Genome of Irish potato famine pathogen decoded

(PhysOrg.com) -- A large international research team has decoded the genome of the notorious organism that triggered the Irish potato famine in the mid-19th century and now threatens this season's tomato and potato crops ...

dateSep 09, 2009 in Biotechnology
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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 into a matter ...

dateJul 20, 2009 in Biotechnology
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Sea lampreys jettison one-fifth of their genome

(PhysOrg.com) -- Researchers have discovered that the sea lamprey, which emerged from jawless fish first appearing 500 million years ago, dramatically remodels its genome. Shortly after a fertilized lamprey egg divides into ...

dateJul 20, 2009 in Biotechnology
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