X-ray Crystallography

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August 18, 2017
News Feature
The Scripps researcher is honored for groundbreaking research at the Stanford Synchrotron Radiation Lightsource that accelerated the development of a vaccine for deadly Lassa fever.
Photo - Kathryn Hastie, staff scientist at The Scripps Research Institute
June 1, 2017
News Feature
A decade-long search ends at the Stanford Synchrotron Radiation Lightsource, where researchers from The Scripps Research Institute emerge with a clear picture of how the deadly Lassa virus enters human cells.
illustration of Lassa virus protein molecular structure
April 5, 2017
Press Release
X-ray studies have produced surprising insights into the workings of a hormone receptor associated with blood pressure regulation that could be a target for new medicines related to cardiovascular conditions, neuropathic pain and tissue growth.
February 27, 2017
News Feature
A research collaboration designed a new assembly-line system that rapidly replaces exposed samples and allows the team to study reactions in real-time.
February 16, 2017
News Feature
X-rays show details of an insect virus’s crystalline cocoon with sub-nanometer resolution.
December 14, 2016
News Feature
When molecules won't crystallize and technology confounds, who you gonna call?
November 21, 2016
Press Release
New X-ray methods have captured the highest resolution room-temperature images of photosystem II.
November 9, 2016
News Feature
The team determined the 3-D structure of a biomolecule by tagging it with selenium atoms and taking hundreds of thousands of images.
October 28, 2016
News Feature
During a recent shutdown, engineers installed new beamline technology and a 3-D virtual tour captured rare views of the synchrotron’s interior.
New in-vacuum undulator
September 28, 2016
Press Release
SLAC’s X-ray laser provides clues to engineering a new protein to kill mosquitos that carry dengue and Zika.

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