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Protein structure

Making Heads and Tails of Mucus Assembly

Discovering the molecular elegance of a sticky substance we take for granted may lead to better protection against infections and inflammation...

Paired ribosomes

Paired ribosomes temporarily stop producing proteins. New research suggests a way to prevent this pairing so that antibiotics can make the...

Dr. Sarel Fleishman

What is the basic plan for the proteins that connect the inside of a cell to the outside? 

Mutations Trump Invasion

The process of HIV infection is just one of the subjects protein researcher Dr. Ron Diskin is investigating in his new lab

Cabbage looper caterpillar in its native habitiat. Image: David Cappaert, Michigan State University

Moth larva show their potential for producing human proteins

Illustration: Flying elephants in the lab

Dr. Michal Sharon launches protein complexes into the air

The ISPC team: Standing (l-r) Dr. Harry Mark Greenblatt, Dr. Jaime Prilusky, Prof. Yigal Burstein, Prof. Israel Silman, Dr. Tamar Unger, Dr. Orly Dym, Dr. Yoav Peleg and Anat Kats. Middle (l-r) David Mualem, Anna Branzburg-Mualem, ISPC Head Prof. Joel L. Sussman, Prof. Gideon Schreiber, Meital Rubin-Yona and Ada Dantes. Front (l-r) Dr. Shira Albeck, Rani Bravdo, Reut Rotem-Bernehim, Moshe Ben David and Bracha Vakni.

The Israel Structural Proteomics Center deciphers over 40 proteins in five years

Structural model of an MMP-9 enzyme
The Achille's heel of an enzyme involved in cancer metastasis is revealed
Side Effects
A team of scientists at the Weizmann Institute of Science has shown exactly why a new drug that’s been proven...