X-ray Crystallography

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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.
August 18, 2016
News Feature
Creating a molecular snapshot of the way proteins interact could help development of new cancer drugs.
July 14, 2016
News Feature
The new MFX station expands the X-ray laser’s capability and flexibility for biological studies, which are increasingly in demand at SLAC's Linac Coherent Light Source.
April 26, 2016
News Feature
The Macromolecular Structure Knowledge Center can help researchers who lack equipment for testing hundreds of different crystallization conditions or expertise in working with challenging molecules.
April 11, 2016
News Feature
New insights into how bacteria interact with host cells could help fight off harmful microbes.
March 14, 2016
News Feature
Scientists have determined in atomic detail how a potential drug molecule fits into and blocks a channel in cell membranes that Ebola and related “filoviruses” need to infect victims’ cells.
February 10, 2016
Press Release
A new study with the LCLS X-ray laser could change the way researchers take atomic-level snapshots of important biological machineries, potentially affecting research in drug development, clean energy production and many more areas.
January 4, 2016
News Feature
Ian Wilson explains how scientists have found a way to induce antibodies to fight a range of influenza viruses, which could some day eliminate the need for seasonal flu shots.