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First High-Resolution Structure Of A Membrane Transporter Solved At The Scripps Research Institute—a Weapon Against Cancer And Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria

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September 11, 2001
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A scientist at the Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) has published an x-ray crystal structure on the cover of the current issue of the journal Science that provides the first detailed glimpse of a membrane transporter protein, a finding that could be useful for improving cancer therapy and fighting antibiotic-resistant bacteria.

La Jolla, CA, September 7, 2001 -- A scientist at the Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) has published an x-ray crystal structure on the cover of the current issue of the journal Science that provides the first detailed glimpse of a membrane transporter protein, a finding that could be useful for improving cancer therapy and fighting antibiotic-resistant bacteria.


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Scripps Research Institute. "First High-Resolution Structure Of A Membrane Transporter Solved At The Scripps Research Institute—a Weapon Against Cancer And Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria." ScienceDaily. ScienceDaily, 11 September 2001. <www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2001/09/010907081355.htm>.
Scripps Research Institute. (2001, September 11). First High-Resolution Structure Of A Membrane Transporter Solved At The Scripps Research Institute—a Weapon Against Cancer And Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria. ScienceDaily. Retrieved April 20, 2014 from www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2001/09/010907081355.htm
Scripps Research Institute. "First High-Resolution Structure Of A Membrane Transporter Solved At The Scripps Research Institute—a Weapon Against Cancer And Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria." ScienceDaily. www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2001/09/010907081355.htm (accessed April 20, 2014).

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