protein structure
G-Protein Receptor Work Wins Nobel
G-Protein Receptor Work Wins Nobel
Dan Cossins | Oct 10, 2012
Robert J. Lefkowitz and Brian K. Kobilka take home this year’s Nobel Prize for Chemistry for revealing how membrane receptors sense and respond to chemical signals.
Painting the Protein Atomic, 1961
Sabrina Richards | Aug 1, 2012
Irving Geis’s revolutionary painting of sperm whale myoglobin illuminated the nascent field of protein structure.
Molecular Blueprints
Cristina Luiggi | Mar 27, 2012
Check out the latest crop of high-resolution structures and how they inform biological function.
Reading Tea Leaves
Jef Akst | Feb 1, 2012
Cyclic peptides, discovered in an African tea used to speed labor and delivery, may hold potential as drug-stabilizing scaffolds, antibiotics, and anticancer drugs.
Rommie Amaro: Protein Explorer
Tia Ghose | Feb 1, 2012
Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry University of California, San Diego. Age: 34