Tag: Structural Biology

Innovation, Research

Scientists reveal structural details of how SARS-CoV-2 variants escape immune response

May 20, 2021

Via: ScienceDaily Health

Fast-spreading variants of the COVID-19-causing coronavirus, SARS-CoV-2, carry mutations that enable the virus to escape some of the immune response created naturally or by vaccination. A new study from scientists at Scripps Research, along with collaborators in Germany and the […]

Innovation, Research

Detailed structure of protein pair offers blueprint for new medicines

June 4, 2018

Via: The Medical News

Walter and Eliza Hall Institute researchers have visualized for the first time how the protein SOCS1 ‘switches off’ cell signaling to dampen immune responses and block cancer growth. The atomic-level structure of SOCS1 binding to its partner protein JAK could […]