protein scaffolds

Contributors
Karen Zusi | Feb 1, 2016
Meet some of the people featured in the February 2016 issue of The Scientist.
Fighting Back
Mary Beth Aberlin | Feb 1, 2016
Plants can’t run away from attackers, so they’ve evolved unique immune defenses to protect themselves.
Antibody Alternatives
Paul Ko Ferrigno, Jane McLeod | Feb 1, 2016
Nucleic acid aptamers and protein scaffolds could change the way researchers study biological processes and treat disease.
Building Better Reagents
Jane McLeod, Paul Ko Ferrigno | Jan 31, 2016
Facing problems of inconsistent, time-consuming, and costly antibody production, some researchers are turning to alternatives to target specific proteins of interest, in the lab and in the clinic.