News & Scientific Highlights


Thank You SLS

Our beamline scientists look back on 22 years of brilliant science made possible by the Swiss Light Source SLS.

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Lighting up the appealing world of hybrid perovskites

Researchers from Italy, in collaboration with the Paul Scherrer Institut, successfully used the macromolecular crystallography beamline X06DA-PXIII at the Swiss Light Source to characterize promising perovkites materials used in solar cells and other photodetector devices.

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Roger Benoit

Protéines maintenues à distance

Communiqués de presse Biologie Innovation santé

Les chercheurs du PSI ont mis au point une nouvelle méthode pour fixer les protéines à la surface des particules de type viral.

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Crystal structure of SARS-CoV-2 Orf9b in complex with human TOM70 suggests unusual virus-host interactions

In a study published in Nature Communications, researchers at the NHC Key Laboratory of Systems Biology of Pathogens in Beijing, China, in collaboration with the Paul Scherrer Institut characterize the interactions of SARS-CoV-2 orf9b and human TOM70 biochemically, and they determine the 2.2 Å crystal structure of the TOM70 cytosolic domain with a bound SARS-CoV-2 orf9b peptide.

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Teaser Remdesivir

Mode d’action du remdesivir contre le coronavirus

Innovation santé Médecine

En coopération avec le PSI, des chercheurs de l’Université Goethe de Francfort ont probablement découvert un nouveau mécanisme d’action inconnu du remdesivir.

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Combating antimicrobial resistance

In a study addressing the global health threat of drug resistance, researchers at the Biozentrum, University of Basel, have revealed how a new antibiotic, Darobactin, binds to the external membrane of gram-negative bacteria.

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Dikic lab

First MX results of the priority COVID-19 call

The Dikic group at the Goethe University in Frankfurt am Main, Germany has published the first results following the opening of the "PRIORITY COVID-19 Call” at SLS. 

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