Cryo-EM

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August 1, 2022 Five years of fueling discovery with cryo-EM

To understand life’s building blocks — the molecules that give structure to our cells, fuel our bodies and play integral roles in health and disease…

September 29, 2021 Take a brain break with our proteins quiz!

At this point in the year, who isn’t in need of a little break? Test your knowledge of proteins, and maybe even learn something new,…

January 13, 2021 A look back at 2020

The past year has challenged us in new and unexpected ways. Yet through it all, we have been inspired by the strength and resilience of…

November 4, 2020 Near-atomic ‘maps’ reveal structure for maintaining pH balance in cells

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (Nov. 4, 2020) — For the first time, scientists have visualized a new class of molecular gates that maintain pH balance within…

June 3, 2020 Atomic blueprint of ‘molecular machine’ reveals role in membrane protein installation

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (June 3, 2020) — Van Andel Institute scientists have revealed the first known atomic structure of a “molecular machine” responsible for installing…

June 3, 2020 Near-atomic blueprint reveals inner workings of drug target for cancer, other diseases

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (June 3, 2020) — Van Andel Institute scientists have for the first time described the near-atomic level structure of a molecular pathway…

October 3, 2018 High-resolution “blueprint” reveals mechanism that helps E. coli infect the urinary tract

The findings may aid in the development of precision antimicrobial therapies GRAND RAPIDS, Michigan (October 3, 2018) — A common gut bacterium uses a unique…

September 24, 2018 Cryo-EM reveals structure of protein responsible for regulating temperature in the human body

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (September 24, 2018) — A team led by Van Andel Research Institute (VARI) scientists has revealed for the first time the…