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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 Icosahedral bacteriophage Phi X174 forms a tail for DNA transport during infection. Michael Rossmann group (Purdue University) and collaborators. <a href='news/highlights.html#MRossmann_2014'>Read more...</a> First crystal structure of a true glucose transporter. Jun-Yong Choe group (Rosalind Franklin University). <a href='news/highlights.html#JYChoe_2013'>Read more...</a> Translocation intermediate in cellulose synthesis and transport. Jochen Zimmer group (University of Virginia). <a href='news/highlights.html#JZimmer_2013'>Read more...</a> New Crystal Structure Helps Explain 50 Years of Research on a Novel Membrane Enzyme in E. coli. Martin Caffrey group (Trinity College Dublin). <a href='news/highlights.html#MCaffrey_2013'>Read more...</a> First structure of a eukaryotic phosphate transporter revealed. Robert Stroud group (University of California - San Francisco) and collaborators. <a href='news/highlights.html#RStroud_2013'>Read more...</a> Epigenetics. Yawen Bai group (National Cancer Institute, NIH) and collaborators. <a href='news/highlights.html#YBai_2013'>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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