biochemistry

July 10, 2018

Activation of a single type of neuron appears to trigger hot-flash-like symptoms in mice.  In the July 10 issue of Cell Reports, researchers show that so-call

May 23, 2018

Joost Snijder, who studies molecular machinery in viruses and microorganisms, will receive the 2018 Heineken Young Scientist Award in the Medical/Biomedical Sciences.  The Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences  announced today that Snij

September 27, 2017

These computer-designed proteins, which did not previously exist in nature, combine the stability and bioavailability of small molecule drugs with the specificity and potency of larger biologics.  They would not require refrigeration, and they l

A new cryo-electron microscope, which can reveal cellular and viral structures at near-atomic resolution,  will soon be arriving in Seattle.

A small protein molecule, engineered through computer design, protects against diverse strains of influenza in mice. Its preventive and therapeutic power does not depend on the animals’ own immune response to viral infection. 

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