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National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS) and National Cancer Institute (NCI) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)
GM/CA @ APS congratulates Brian Kobilka and Robert Lefkowitz, winners of the 2012 Nobel Prize in Chemistry. <a href='news/nobelprize2012.html'>Read more...</a> Sample environment with on-axis visualization and quad collimator allowing for one-click change of X-ray beam size Footprints of selectable beam sizes on YAG: from 5µm to 300µm Crystal imaging with on-axis hi-res video camera Polygon diffraction rastering with JBluIce Staff displaying the first diffraction pattern with Pilatus3 6M (January, 2014) Simulated radiation damage in a crystal hit by a micron-sized beam Fluorescence rastering detects small crystals with minimum radiation exposure Collecting data along vector with JBluIce Structure of the human σ<sub>1</sub> receptor. Andrew Kruse group (Harvard University).    <a href='news/2016/AKruse_2016_1.html'>Read more...</a> Temperature-Sensitive Domain Controls Voltage-Gated Channel Activation. Dan Minor group (UCSF).  <a href='news/2016/DMinor_2016.html'>Read more...</a> The Notch-Jagged complex structure. Chris Garcia group (Stanford University).                    <a href='news/2017/KGarcia_2017.html'>Read more...</a> Structure of the faustovirus capsid. Michael Rossmann group (Purdue University).                 <a href='news/2016/MRossmann_2016.html'>Read more...</a> Force activation of TGF-\u03b2. Tim Springer group (Harvard University).                         <a href='news/2017/TSpringer_2017.html'>Read more...</a> Argonne X-rays used to help identify a key Lassa virus structure. Erica Saphire group (Scripps Research Institute) and collaborators. <a href=''>Read more...</a>


The National Institute of General Medical Sciences and National Cancer Institute Structural Biology Facility at the Advanced Photon Source operates a national user facility for structural biology with synchrotron beamlines specializing in intense, tunable micro-beams for crystallography.



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