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New Insights Into a Shapeshifting Protein Complex
9 months ago

New Insights Into a Shapeshifting Protein Complex

By  •  9 months ago  •  Featured, Science

Transcription factor IIH, or TFIIH, pronounced “TF two H,” is a veritable workhorse among the protein complexes that control human cell activity. It plays critical roles both in …
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Solving the protein puzzle
1 year ago

Solving the protein puzzle

By  •  1 year ago  •  Featured, Science, Technology

A simple scoop of soil or water can hold an entire ecosystem–potentially millions or more microscopic organisms and the countless proteins they rely on to survive.

Computations performed at the …
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Scientists Use Summit Supercomputer, Deep Learning to Predict Protein Functions at Genome Scale
2 years ago

Scientists Use Summit Supercomputer, Deep Learning to Predict Protein Functions at Genome Scale

By  •  2 years ago  •  Featured, Science

by Kim Askey, askeyka@ornl.gov, 865.576.2841

A team of scientists led by the US Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) and the Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech) …
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“Unfreezing” Molecular Proteins to Discover Their Functions in Action
2 years ago

“Unfreezing” Molecular Proteins to Discover Their Functions in Action

By  •  2 years ago  •  Featured, Science

A team of researchers from Weill Cornell Medical School’s Department of Physiology and Biophysics has developed a new computational technique to conduct molecular dynamics simulations of proteins at the specific …
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Shape-Based Model Sheds Light on Simplified Protein Binding
3 years ago

Shape-Based Model Sheds Light on Simplified Protein Binding

By  •  3 years ago  •  Featured, Science

Can something as simple as shape fully determine whether or not proteins will bind together? Scientists are commissioning supercomputers to find out.

A team led by Sharon Glotzer, distinguished professor …
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