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The micrometre-scaled, digitally colour-enhanced image above [credited to Sung Hoon Kang, Joanna Aizenberg, and Boaz Pokroy of Harvard University] capturing epoxy resin fibers self-assembling…Continue
Added by LaVerne L Poussaint on February 23, 2010 at 1:26am — No Comments
The LSm protein Hfq hexamer torus showing the peptide backbone, with each protein in a different color, representing each beta strand as a ribbon, each alpha helix as a cylinder, and the RNA oligonucleotide as a 300° arc.
LSm proteins are defined by a characteristic three-dimensional structure and their assembly into rings of six or seven individual…Continue
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Wyss Institute Launches “Molecular Origami” Interactive Feature…Continue
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The Foldit research team (read my earlier post) is striving to extend the Foldit application into a biochemistry tool for grade-schoolers [http://fold.it/portal/] in order to "develop specific technological and social scaffolds to support learning of…Continue
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rendered an initial misdiagnosis of multiple sclerosis) with which I have been afflicted
for almost 2 decades, substantial nutritional protein intake is a major determinant
in my physiological…
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