Posts tagged with "proteins"

Supercomputers link proteins to drug side effects

Oct. 20, 2014 -  
LIVERMORE, California - New medications created by pharmaceutical companies have helped millions of Americans alleviate pain and suffering from their medical conditions. However, the drug creation process often misses many side effects that kill at least 100,000 patients a year, according to the...

New X-ray analysis method opens the door to researching an elusive class of proteins

Feb. 13, 2014 -  
An international team of researchers has demonstrated a new method for studying the structure of proteins that could lead to important advances in biology and other fields. For the first time, protein crystals have been studied in two dimensions at room temperature with X-rays, using a new...