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Infographic: Structure of the Perineuronal Net
Daniela Carulli | Mar 31, 2018
See the web of proteins that make up these neuronal wrappings.
Paleoproteomics Opens a Window into the Past
Catherine Offord | Mar 1, 2018
Researchers are looking to proteins to explore the biology of ancient organisms, from medieval humans all the way back to dinosaurs.
Image of the Day: DNA Knitter
Staff | Feb 27, 2018
Researchers show how condensin complexes organize DNA in real time.
Researchers Produce Alpaca Antibodies Using Yeast
Catherine Offord | Feb 14, 2018
With multiple applications in biomedicine, the antibodies can now be made quickly, cheaply, and without the need for an alpaca or one of its relatives.
Detecting Protein Clumps
Ruth Williams | Feb 1, 2018
A synthetic genetic tool called yTRAP allows high-throughput detection of protein aggregates in cells.
New Resource Ranks Chemical Probes for Human Proteins
Abby Olena | Dec 14, 2017
With many probes being seriously flawed, Probe Miner helps researchers find those that are most specific and effective for manipulating their chosen proteins.
New Insights into Tardigrades’ Ability to Withstand Drying Out
Kerry Grens | Dec 6, 2017
Water bears can reanimate after years of desiccation—and gel-forming proteins unique to the animals may explain how.
Image of the Day: Membrane Fever
Staff | Nov 17, 2017
Scientists have discovered a mechanism by which the Rift Valley fever virus infects the cells of its hosts.
Live Cell Extractions
Ruth Williams | Oct 1, 2017
Nanostraws that collect specimens from cells without killing them allow for repeated sampling.
Image of the Day: Everybody Needs a Friend
Staff | Aug 10, 2017
The protein encoded by the gene that causes Fragile X in humans partners with another protein, dNab2, to alter gene expression in fruit fly neurons.