Hot Plasmids – October 2020

Every few months we highlight a subset of the new plasmids and viral preps in the repository through our hot plasmids articles. These articles provide brief summaries of recent plasmid deposits and we hope they’ll make it easier for you to find and use the plasmids you need. If you’d ever …

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WHO Funding – CSS Blog Network

This graphic outlines the World Health Organization’s funding by donor groups, as well as assessed and voluntary contributions. Countries are still the most important sources of funding, contributing almost 60 per cent of the agency’s budget. Its dependency on voluntary donations makes it particularly difficult for the WHO to put …

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Subtomogram averaging in the cryo-ET workflow

This results in a high resolution 3D structure of a protein complex in its near-native confirmation. Depending on the quality of the reconstruction, subtomogram averaging can yield structures with near-atomic resolution. The quality of the reconstruction is dependent on nearly all steps in the workflow. Here we will highlight some …

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Weekly reads on organoids, COVID, CRISPR, cold chromatin, more

As a researcher, is there ever enough time to get to everything that you want to read especially in newer areas like stem cells, organoids, and CRISPR, without even including non-scientific reads like Shakespeare or a new novel or something like that? Hopefully, putting together lists of recommended reads like …

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