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Structural genomics in the spotlight

Check out Nature Methods’ February 2008 issue, featuring several methodological aspects of structural genomics and structural biology. A Commentary provides an overview of the efforts of the US-based Protein Structure Initiative, a Review from multiple, worldwide structural genomics consortia provides a consensus strategy for expressing and purifying recombinant proteins, a Perspective provides a user-friendly guide to protein crystallization, and the Technology Feature shows a day in the life of a structural genomics facility. Additionally, the Editorial discusses some of the criticisms that structural genomics efforts have faced, as well as some of the beneficial results.

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    络龙医搜 said:

    Because through the study of protein structure can also find a cure for cancer, AIDS and other incurable diseases methods, and structural genomics research related to human health worldwide. I think it is very necessary study.