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Chemical and Structural Biology

Mucin (magenta) in the inner lining of a mouse colon, viewed under a microscope

Proteins in our “smart slime” take in potentially toxic ions and deliver them safely to cells, Weizmann Institute researchers have shown...


How did amino acids start bonding to form proteins? Weizmann Institute of Science researchers bring their findings to life in their...

Dr. Nir London

COVID Moonshot – the world's largest open-science drug discovery effort – aims to identify pre-clinical candidate molecules, with first clinical...

Illustration: Yuval Robichek

Proteins communicating through the DNA molecule constitute a newly discovered genetic "switch"

Electron microscopy images representing different views of the MC4 receptor bound to setmelanotide, in complex with proteins activated by the binding

A 3D structure reveals how a unique molecular switch in our brain causes us to feel full – and may help develop improved anti-obesity drugs...