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Form Determines Function: Insights from Structural Biology

Researchers use diverse tools to analyze protein structures.


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Discover the latest advances in structural biology.

A protein’s function directly links to its three-dimensional structure, but revealing this structure can be quite challenging. Researchers now choose from several methodologies to visualize the macromolecular structure of a protein or an organelle. While each has its limitations, researchers are continuously improving these technologies to increase their resolution and applicability.

Download this ebook from The Scientist’s Creative Services team to see how researchers use new structural techniques to learn about protein structure.

  • Structural insights into how DNA is packaged into tight spaces
  • Combining electron microscopy with super-resolution fluorescent microscopy
  • Visualizing drug-target interactions to screen therapeutic candidates