Sunday, October 5, 2014

Breakthrough allows researchers to watch molecules

A new crystallographic technique is set to transform scientists' ability to observe how molecules work. Although fast time-resolved crystallography (Laue crystallography) has previously been possible, it has required advanced instrumentation that is only available at three sites worldwide. Only a handful of proteins have been studied using the traditional technique The new method will allow researchers across the world to carry out dynamic crystallography and is likely to provide a major boost in areas of research that rely on understanding how molecules work.



from Geochemistry News -- ScienceDaily http://ift.tt/1uPk3Tc

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