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Journal Highlight: Quantitative analysis of FeMo alloys using lithium tetraborate fusion technique by X-ray fluorescence spectrometry

Date: Jul 9, 2012

Author: spectroscopyNOW

An automated quantitative method for molybdenum in FeMo alloys by X-ray spectrometry that uses a borate fusion technique can replace the conventional labor-intensive and time-consuming procedure.

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Crystallised scorpion: Empirical emperor

Date: Jul 1, 2012

Author: David Bradley

The first successful crystallization and X-ray diffraction study of the enormous oxygen-transport protein, hemocyanin, from the emperor scorpion, have been carried out.

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Protein millennium: 1000 structures by XRD and NMR

Date: Jun 15, 2012

Author: David Bradley

An interdisciplinary study hinging on X-ray crystallography and nuclear magnetic resonance studies has examined 1000 proteins from more than 40 different human pathogens, including those responsible for plague, anthrax, salmonella, cholera, tuberculosis, leprosy, amoebic dysentery and influenza.

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Journal Highlight: Advantages and limitations of X-ray and computed tomography systems for the study of the skeleton in meagre (Argyrosomus regius)

Date: Jun 11, 2012

Author: spectroscopyNOW

The skeleton of a meagre (Argyrosomus regius) was examined by means of standard X-rays and computerized X-ray tomography and both imaging methods were compared.

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Focus on X-rays: No more data sacrifice

Date: Jun 1, 2012

Author: David Bradley

The equivalent of a new pair of spectacles has come in the form of an advanced method for analysing the so-called "discarded" X-ray data from a crystallographic study. The analytical technique could help improve structural studies on biopolymers including proteins and nucleic acids.

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X-ray solution to obesity: Structural target revealed

Date: May 15, 2012

Author: David Bradley

Researchers at the University of Sheffield, UK, have used X-ray crystallography to obtain a detailed structure of a key component of the human obesity receptor, the binding domain for the satiety hormone leptin.

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Journal Highlight: Chemical analysis of very small-sized samples by wavelength-dispersive X-ray fluorescence

Date: May 7, 2012

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A set of methods was developed for the chemical characterisation of very small-sized samples by wavelength-dispersive X-ray fluorescence and validated using reference materials.

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Protein breakdown: X-ray clues in disease

Date: Apr 15, 2012

Author: David Bradley

X-ray crystallography has been used to investigate the protein machinery that medical researchers say goes awry in uncontrolled or inaccurate degradation of cellular proteins. The research offers new clues on how cancer or Alzheimer's disease might develop.

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Journal Highlight: A miniature X-ray emission spectrometer (miniXES) for high-pressure studies in a diamond anvil cell

Date: Apr 9, 2012

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A miniature X-ray emission spectrometer based on a coarsely diced approximant of the Johansson optic has been developed to study volume collapse in Pr metal and compounds.

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Complex answer: Finding hepatitis C antivirals

Date: Apr 1, 2012

Author: David Bradley

Hepatitis C is a chronic infectious disease that afflicts some 170 million people worldwide, causing chronic liver disease and liver cancer. Chemists at the University of California, San Diego have finally obtained the first high- resolution crystal structure of a compound that binds to the genetic material of the hepatitis C virus and blocks its replication.

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