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Protein

 Prof. Dan Tawfik, Dr. Mikael Elias, Korina Goldin and Alon Wellner
18.11.2012

How do bacteria cope with toxins that resemble nutrients?

Rejecting Arsenate
22.10.2012

Institute scientists reveal how bacteria living in toxic environments identify and expel the poison

 

socks
11.06.2012

Proteins must match up correctly to catch a ride from one site to another in the cell

(l-r) Ido Kaminsky, Prof. Eitan Reuveny, Ruth Meller, Raz Palty and Dr. Adi Raveh. Steady supply
29.05.2012

What keeps a cellular “warehouse” from overfilling?

The molecular structure of Spanish flu protein (hemagglutin) bound to a computationally designed protein (green). The designed protein binds the viral protein tightly and with high specificity, blocking the protein's function and neutralizing viral infectivity
23.05.2012

 A new method of redesigning protein molecules may yield novel drugs.

Prof. Gideon Schreiber
11.03.2012

A new technique enables researchers to watch as proteins interact inside living cells

Levodopa in the active site of mitochondrial Phenylalanyl-tRNA synthetase. The lattice is the observed electron density corresponding to the L-Dopa
04.10.2011

An accidental substitution in a new protein strand can spell disaster

Leptin receptor positive neuron in the mouse hypothalamus
04.05.2011
Mice lacking the protein stayed slim, even on a high-fat diet.
Three-dimensional structure of an enzyme, serum paraoxonase (PON1), which has been mutated in the lab of Prof. Dan Tawfik through directed evolution to endow the enzyme with new functions
30.08.2010

From solving the structure of crystallized proteins to creating computer simulations of protein dynamics, Institute scientists...

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