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Abraham Minsky

Untitled (installation #3), from the Crystal Habit series | Assaf Evron. Archival inkjet print, 2010
13.09.2011
When a mimivirus forcibly ejects its genetic material into a cell, it sends along building materials to make a “virus factory”
Prof. Abraham Minsky
06.02.2011

Prof. Abraham Minsky was appointed Head of the Structural Biology Department and Head of the Joseph and Ceil Mazer Center for Structural Biology...

DNA invades the host cell through a star-shaped opening
01.11.2008
A giant virus must be efficient to get its DNA into the host cell
Invasion Strategy of the World's Largest Virus
29.05.2008
Weizmann Institute scientists reveal the invasion strategy of the world’s largest virus
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Nathan Zauberman: student in the Organic Chemistry Department
01.11.2007

How does a virus penetrate a living cell wall? And in what ways does this intruder disrupt life inside the cell? These questions are central to...

Deinococcus radiodurans
01.05.2003
What gives a bacterium the ability to withstand 3000 times more radiation than humans?...
Radiation-Resistant Organism Reveals Its Defense Strategies
09.01.2003
The secret to its strength is a ring
 
Weizmann Institute...
 Survival of the Neatest
01.10.1999
Stress makes some proteins get themselves in order
DNA Crystals Help Bacteria Respond to Stress
01.07.1999
DNA becomes remarkably organized in bacteria that are subjected to various conditions of stress, Weizmann Institute scientists...