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BCM, Rice Make Major Advance in Structural Biology


April 30, 2007

Photo of scientists, Ma and Poon Scientists from Baylor College of Medicine and Rice University have discovered a new way to analyze the moving parts of large proteins--a breakthrough that will make it easier for structural biologists to classify and scrutinize the active sites of proteins implicated in cancer and other diseases. The research will appear in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Science. Full Story

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