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Researchers in structural genomics have several ambitious goals. On one hand, PSI researchers have chosen several important organisms, such as members of the microbial flora in our gut and a bacterium that is remarkably resistant to radiation,and are systematically determining the structures of all of their component proteins. As with the elucidation of genome... Read More
The genome of ebola virus contains instructions for building seven proteins, which assemble with the genomic RNA to form one of the deadliest viruses. Ebola virus is surrounded by a membrane stolen from an infected cell, and studded with ebola glycoproteins. A layer of matrix proteins support the membrane on the inside, and hold a cylindrical nucleocapsid at the... Read More
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