Nature Structural & Molecular Biology

A molecular plaster to repair DNA

All cells are confronted with DNA damage, for example by exposure of the skin to UV rays, chemical byproducts of nerve cells consuming sugar, or immune cells destroying bacteria. If these DNA lesions are not - or badly - ...

dateJun 13, 2017 in Cell & Microbiology
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Solving the separase–securin complex

The structure of an important protein complex that regulates the metaphase-to-anaphase transition during cell cycle progression has been solved using cryo-electron microscopy (cryo-EM) at Diamond Light Source. The structural ...

dateApr 24, 2017 in Biochemistry
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