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Last Month's Most Accessed Feature: The turn of the worm: Viral infection

The first structure of a virus known to naturally infect nematode worms has been revealed by researchers using X-ray diffraction. Given the nematodes rank in molecular biology as a useful model for processes in humans, the structure could offer many new clues as to how viral infection occurs in humans too, thus presenting novel targets for the pharmaceutical therapies.

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Elemental Bio-Imaging by Means of Tabletop Micro-XRF

Micro-XRF spectrometry is a well-established method for the non-destructive elemental analysis of inhomogeneous materials. Its full potential for the analysis of biological samples, however, is only just starting to be utilized.

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Researchers have synthesized the antioxidant compound 4-(5-chloro-2-hydroxyphenylamino)-4-oxobut-2-enoic acid and obtained a crystal structure. The molecule has comparable antioxidant activity comparable to that of vitamin C, ascorbic acid, as well as demonstrable antitumour activity.

Noninvasive X-ray absorption spectroscopy was used to examine in vivo bromine speciation in brown and red algae, a diatom, a dinoflagellate and a natural phytoplankton sample.

The turn of the worm: Viral infection

David Bradley

Sep 1, 2014

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The first structure of a virus known to naturally infect nematode worms has been revealed by researchers using X-ray diffraction. Given the nematodes rank in molecular biology as a useful model for processes in humans, the structure could offer many new clues as to how viral infection occurs in humans too, thus presenting novel targets for the pharmaceutical therapies.

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The 1962 book, Fifty Years of X-Ray Diffraction, dedicated to the International Union of Crystallography on the occasion of the commemoration meeting in Munich, July 1962, by P.P. Ewald (editor), and numerous crystallographers has been digitized and put on the web as a free site by the ICU.

In this article, the late Ron Jenkins, formerly of the International Center for Diffraction Data provides a brief but comprehensive overview of modern X-ray techniques.

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X-Ray Spectrometry is devoted to the rapid publication of papers dealing with the theory and application of x-ray spectrometry using electron, x-ray photon, proton, γ and γ-x sources.

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Elemental Bio-Imaging by Means of Tabletop Micro-XRF

Date: Oct 9, 2014 - 15:00

Micro-XRF spectrometry is a well-established method for the non-destructive elemental analysis of inhomogeneous materials. Its full potential for the analysis of biological samples, however, is only just starting to be utilized.

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Basic Concepts of X-Ray Diffraction

Emil Zolotoyabko

Mar 5, 2014

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The Forensic Examination and Interpretation of Tool Marks

David Baldwin, John Birkett, Owen Facey, Gilleon Rabey

Jul 19, 2013

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