Using advanced electron-microscopy and modeling techniques, a team of researchers has determined the structure of a eukaryotic ribosome with unprecedented accuracy.
Researchers have gained a detailed view of the channel through which newly constructed proteins are inserted into the cell membrane.
Working together, a HHMI investigator and a HHMI international research scholar have identified two peculiar features of the protein-making machinery of the parasite that causes Chagas disease.
HHMI researchers discover HCV's unusual mechanism for inducing synthesis of viral proteins.
Using cryo-electron microscopy, researchers are able to detect a ratcheting motion deep within the cell's protein-making factory.