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How ethane-consuming archaea pick up their favorite dish

Scientists decode the structure of the enzyme responsible for the ethane fixation by – beside others – using the SLS.

Preventing the break-in of the toxoplasmosis parasite

Scientists have identified the structure and functions of RON13, an enzyme of the toxoplasmosis parasite that is essential for the infectious mechanism in humans.

Stoneflies: Youth influences adulthood

Evolutionary biologists at the University of Bonn scan 219 species in different particle accelerators, beside others the Swiss Light Source SLS.

Catching Alzheimer's Toxin

Single-particle cryo-electron microscopy of  a functional Aβ42 pore equivalent, created by fusing Aβ42 to the oligomerizing, soluble domain of the α-hemolysin  toxin, offers new insights into structure and function of proteins forming amyloid aggregates in Alzheimer’s disease.

Welcome to the PSI Science Portal. On this site you find information on PSI's different research activities and on the experimental opportunities at PSI's large scale research infrastructures.

11. August 2021, 14:00 - 16:00
Prof. Tom Downar, Michigan University
Research Division: NES Colloquium

NES Colloquium (tba)

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