6 Dec 2018
Dr. Bhanu Pratap Singh Chouhan of the Protein Engineering and Evolution Unit holds a model of the Rossmann-fold, the structure found in the largest class of methyltransferases. The Unit published a...
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6 Dec 2018
Prof. Paola Laurino (left) and Dr. Bhanu Pratap Singh Chouhan of the Protein Engineering and Evolution Unit display a typical Rossmann-fold, a common protein fold found in nature.
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6 Dec 2018
Like a bustling factory floor, the inside of a cell requires many workers to keep business running smoothly. Superfamilies of enzymes known as methyltransferases, or MTases, help to turn genes on and...
Type: News Article
29 Nov 2018
Scientists once thought that humans must have two million genes to account for all our complexity. But since sequencing the human genome, we’ve learned humans only have about 19,000 to 25,000 genes...
Type: Press release
22 Nov 2018
A new study, published in Nature on November 21, 2018, gives a glimpse into the origins of vertebrate gene regulation. The researchers...
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22 Nov 2018
These “reporter” constructs depict how different regulatory elements drive gene expression in amphioxus embryos. Nuclei throughout the embryo are stained blue, while proteins whose expression is...
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22 Nov 2018
The lancelet, or amphioxus, has a similar body plan to a vertebrate, but lacks certain specializations. By studying lancelet, researchers can learn which genetic attributes evolved with vertebrates...
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13 Nov 2018
The Shannon Unit has published a new paper in Physical Review B explaining the elusive connection between half...
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12 Nov 2018
Graduate student Han Yan was first author of a paper presenting the first unified theory of half moons and pinch points.
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12 Nov 2018
When physicists send neutrons shooting through a frustrated magnet, the particles spray out the other side in signature patterns. The designs appear because, even at low temperatures, atoms in a...
Type: News Article
12 Nov 2018
Left panels: Spin (atomic magnet) configurations respecting (lower panel) and violating (upper panel) the conservation law. Right panels: The corresponding neutron scatterings for the two situations...
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9 Nov 2018
The Micro/Bio/Nanofluidics Unit has published the third in a series of three papers investigating how viscoelastic fluids flow over wavy surfaces. For the latest study, published in...
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