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JANUARY & FEBRUARY 2017

Week 05 (29 - 04)

An example of the images of viruses obtainable with cryo-CLEM. These images show pseudotyped HIV-1 particles being taken into the cell, with viral membrane as light blue, mature core as yellow, and clathrin cages as purple.

Image Credit: Hampton et al Nat. Protocols (2016).

Week 04 (22 - 28)

For the past 70 years, scientists have agreed unanimously that Streptomyces, the bacteria that gives dirt its earthy smell and is found in many antibiotics, grow like plants in a stationary manner.

 

Week 03 (15 - 21)

Purdue researchers have determined the high-resolution structure of the immature Zika virus. This composite image of the surface (left), and cross-sectional region (right), reflect the new findings. Research into a virus's structure provides insights important to the development of effective antiviral treatments and vaccines.

Image credit: Purdue University image courtesy of Kuhn and Rossmann research groups.

Week 02 (08 - 14)

Gonococcal antimicrobial resistance over the past 100 years. Bars indicate the number of clinically tested antimicrobial classes available for Neisseria gonorrhoeae treatment.

 

Week 01 (01 - 07)

Mathematical model of a key anti-Salmonella defense system, a process called xenophagy.

Image credit: Scheidel et al

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