How new loops in DNA packaging help us make diverse antibodies: A study ties together chromatin loops and V(D)J recombination to explain how the immune system achieves antibody diversity

Diversity is good, especially when it comes to antibodies. It’s long been known that a gene assembly process called V(D)J

New approach for solving protein structures from tiny crystals: Technique opens door for studies of countless hard-to-crystallize proteins involved in health and disease

Using x-rays to reveal the atomic-scale 3-D structures of proteins has led to countless advances in understanding how these molecules