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CHESS Users Meeting June 9 - 10


2015 Scheduled X-ray Runs:
May 27 - July 14
October 7 - December 8
BioSAXS Run: May 27 - June 16
Proposal Submission



 

Research Highlights   Publications

Bacterial proteins co-opt host cell skeletal elements to spread infection

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Rickettsia bacteria are transmitted by the bites of infected ticks and other arthropods, and cause diseases such as typhus and spotted fever.


Electrostatic interactions help an enzyme do its job

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RNA polymerase (RNAP) assembles an RNA strand corresponding to the DNA sequence of a gene, in a precisely choreographed series of molecular motions.


Professor Eddy Arnold elected as 2014 American Crystallographic Association Fellow

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RNA polymerase (RNAP) assembles an RNA strand corresponding to the DNA sequence of a gene, in a precisely choreographed series of molecular motions.


Fine details of transcribing DNA to RNA

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RNA polymerase (RNAP) assembles an RNA strand corresponding to the DNA sequence of a gene, in a precisely choreographed series of molecular motions.



 

About MacCHESS

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MacCHESS provides a facility for developing new technology and for advancing the research goals of structural biologists as well as the broader biological research community.

Microcrystallography

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Microcrystallography refers to the ability to obtain useful structures from small (<30 μm) crystals...

BioSAXS

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Small-Angle X-Ray Solution Scattering (SAXS) at MacCHESS. Protein envelope reconstruction...

BioSAXS Essentials training course

Automation

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Automounters are intended to help maximize throughput at synchrotron beam lines where heavy shielding and safety interlocks slow manual access to the experiment...

High Pressure cooling

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Having constructed and tested the necessary equipment at CHESS, pressure-cryocooling is available to the user community on an experimental basis