23 Oct 2018 - 14:57
A cryo-EM map of the receptor decorated capsid in which a single protomer was replaced with the atomic model. Seneca Valley Virus capsid proteins are shown in blue, green, and red, and the ANTXR1...
Type: Photo
18 Oct 2018 - 02:00
A tour of a 3D rendering and atomic model of the Ebola virus nucleocapsid core based upon the cryo-EM reconstruction created by the OIST team.      
Type: Video
18 Oct 2018 - 02:00
Researchers at the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University (OIST) have for the first time imaged the structure of a central component of...
Type: Press release
18 Oct 2018 - 02:00
Left: Dr. Yukihiko Sugita in front of his desk at the current affiliation, Institute for Protein Research, Osaka University. Right: Prof Matthias Wolf with a Cryo-EM microscope at OIST.  ...
Type: Photo
18 Oct 2018 - 02:00
Left: The Ebola virus consists of the lipid bilayer (envelope), several kinds of the viral protein, and the genomic RNA. Right: The NP-RNA complex inside the virus forms a helical structure....
Type: Photo
18 Oct 2018 - 02:00
Left: A 3D rendering of the cryo-EM reconstruction. The RNA and NP are colored in red and grey, respectively. A single NP molecule is highlighted in blue. Right: An atomic model of a single NP...
Type: Photo
18 Oct 2018 - 02:00
Filamentous Ebola viruses budding from the surface of a host cell captured by a scanning electron microscope. In common with other viruses, Ebola virus infects a host cell and utilize its machinery...
Type: Photo
12 Jan 2018 - 02:01
Housed in the nucleus, chromatin consists of tightly packed DNA and proteins. A form of chromatin, heterochromatin has proven difficult to image due to its flexibility and very small size.
Type: Photo
12 Jan 2018 - 02:01
Wireless headphones, two yo-yos connected by a string, earmuffs: all these items could be used to describe a tiny structure inside a cell’s nucleus. For decades, scientists could only speculate about...
Type: Press release
12 Jan 2018 - 02:01
Made up of nucleosomes—roll-shaped bundles of DNA and protein—heterochromatin is connected by a velcro-like feature called Heterochromatin Protein 1.  
Type: Photo
1 Aug 2012 - 00:00
An illustration of how the human papillomavirus (HPV) capsid self-assembles in vitro from individual proteins into virus-like particles. Pharmaceutical companies take advantage of this process to...
Type: Video
6 Jun 2012 - 13:21
Matthias Wolf was supposed to be a pharmacist. He studied pharmacology as an undergraduate, even though he was “more interested in the essential properties of life,” he says. But then he changed tack...
Type: News Article
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