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'Frozen pictures' allow far-reaching glimpse into the cells protein factory
...ach itself to a specific site in order to open the gate
to protein production," explains Yonath. Once activated and bound it was time to record the 30S subunit "in the act" - a feat accomplished by flash freezing the crystals through sudden exposure to cryo-temperature (-185 Celsius). Yonath's findings...
Key progress by Weizmann scientists in the race to unravel ribosomal structure
...tach itself to a specificsite in order to open the gate
to protein production, which is essentially kept under lock and key,"explains Yonath. Once activated and bound, it was time to record the 30S subunit "in the act" - a feataccomplished by flash freezing the crystals through sudden exposure to cryo-tem...
USGS designs fishway for Little Falls Dam
...ht on MacArthur Blvd. Continue 2.3 miles. The main gate
of theDalecarlia Water Treatment Plant will be on ...e right and goes toward the Potomac].The temporary gate
is about a block down on the right. Follow signs to theparking lot. From here, buses will transport ...
Clay M. Armstrong, MD, wins 1999 Albert Lasker Basic Medical Research Award
...sing an incoming electrical signal,for opening the gate
that controls ion passage, and, finally, for closing, orinactivating, the channel. He proposed the existence of a positively chargedhelix for detecting the electrical signal and opening, or "gating," the channel,and he first succeeded (with Francisco...
Gene Discovery Provides Insights Into Epilepsy
...ampbell. "If you think of a calcium channel as a gate
controlling calcium flow into thecell, then in normal mice, about 75 percent of the gates would be able to open,"Campbell said. "But in the mutant mice lacking stargazin, all of the gates wouldbe able to open. We believe that the increased flow of ca...
Harbor Branch Oceanographic Trains Displaced Fishermen And Women In New Careers As Aquafarmers
... clam industry is predicted to have an annual farm gate
valueof $50 million. Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institution, Inc. (HBOI) is one of the nation'spremier not-for-profit oceanographic research and education facilities dedicatedto the exploration of the world's oceans. HBOI is comprised of seven divi...
Everyday Technology Underlies First DNA Computer Logic Gates
...rm a single output. For instance, a genetic And gate
links two DNA inputs by chemically binding them so they're locked in an end-to-end orientation -- much as two Legos might be fastened end-to-end by a third Lego stuck on top. An enzyme called DNA ligase seals the gap between the ends of the two i...