Molecular Mechanism Identified for Neurotransmitter Receptor in the Brain
NCI News highlights the recent publication of a structural mechanism for the activation and desensitization of the ionotropic glutamate receptor, by Meyerson et al. in the journal Nature.
NIH Scientists Visualize Structures of Brain Receptors
PrEParing for HIV
University of California Television presents a video about the PrEP Epidemic Interventions Initiative for preventing HIV transmission in high-risk populations.
Rift Widens Over Structure of HIV’s Molecular Anchor
Nature News discusses the controversy over a published structure of HIV-1 gp120, part of the envelope glycoprotein, and compares it to the recently published structure by the Subramaniam Lab.
HIV and Influenza Share a Similar Structural Blueprint
NCI News highlights a recent publication by Bartesaghi et al. that details a high resolution structure of the HIV envelope glycoprotein.
Small Antibody Fragments Bind and Neutralize HIV
NCI in the Journals describes the recent finding by the Subramaniam lab that the binding site of small antibodies derivatives on the HIV envelope glycoprotein spike can be determined with cryo-electron tomography.
The Living Lab: Navigating into Cells
This NCI News Backgrounder, reprinted by Science Daily, covers the new NIH-FEI Living Lab for Structural Biology, which began in January 2012.
Unraveling the Structure of HIV-1 Neutralization
Future Microbiology evaluates the PLoS Pathogens publication by Tran et al, highlighting the discovery of three central helices within the HIV envelope glycoprotein.
Cell Picture Show: Viruses
Cell Press, in their virus-themed image collection, features several images from the Subramaniam lab.