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Bacterial cell walls, antibiotics and the origins of life

by Jeff Errington
Bacterial cell walls, antibiotics and the origins of life
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 5 years ago | 753 views
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The cell wall is a crucial structure found in almost all bacteria. It is the target for our best antibiotics and fragments of the wall trigger powerful innate immune responses against infection. Surprisingly, many bacteria can switch almost effortl....

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Antibiotic Resistance

by Aditya Desai
Antibiotic Resistance
for 14-19 and upwards,
Highschool presentations | 14-19 and upwards | 5 years ago | 1076 views
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Aditya and William give a cartoonists vision of this important subject.

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From the Structure of the Ribosome to the Design of New Antibiotics

by Thomas Steitz
From the Structure of the Ribosome to the Design of New Antibiotics
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 6 years ago | 1171 views
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Structural studies of the ribosome exemplify the evolution of structural studies in cell biology from the early negatively stained images of macromolecular assemblies in whole cells, to a detailed atomic understanding of the mechanism of action of a ....

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Climbing the Everest Beyond the Everest

by Ada Yonath
Climbing the Everest Beyond the Everest
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 6 years ago | 1205 views
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The challenges associated with pursuing ribosomal crystallography can be described as a series of Everest climbing. At each step, when reaching the summit, a taller and more difficult one became exposed. Snapshots of this story will be described.__....

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From the Structure of the Ribosome to New Antibiotics

by Thomas Steitz
From the Structure of the Ribosome to New Antibiotics
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 6 years ago | 822 views
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Structural studies of the ribosome exemplify the evolution of structural studies in cell biology from the early negatively stained images of macromolecular assemblies in whole cells, to a detailed atomic understanding of the mechanisms of action of a....

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The Amazing Ribosome

by Ada Yonath
The Amazing Ribosome
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 6 years ago | 773 views
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Ribosomes are the universal cellular machines that act as polymerases that translate the genetic code into proteins. They posses spectacular architecture accompanied by inherent mobility that facilitate their smooth performance in decoding, peptide ....

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Proteasome and DegP Protease, Mechanisms and Drug Design

by Robert Huber
Proteasome and DegP Protease, Mechanisms and Drug Design
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 6 years ago | 877 views
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Within cells or subcellular compartments, mis-folded and/or short-lived regulatory proteins are degraded by protease machines, cage-forming multi-subunit assemblages, the proteasome and HtrA/DegP.  They are essential components in very complex regul....

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Curiosity and its Fruits: From Basic Science to Advanced Medicine

by Ada Yonath
Curiosity and its Fruits: From Basic Science to Advanced Medicine
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 6 years ago | 806 views
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Ribosomes, the universal cellular machines that translate the genetic code into proteins, are targeted by many antibiotics that paralyze them by binding to their functional sites.  Antibiotics binding modes, inhibitory actions and synergism pathways....

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From bears’ winter-sleep to advanced antibiotics

by Ada Yonath
From bears’ winter-sleep to advanced antibiotics
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 7 years ago | 959 views
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Professor Ada Yonath, Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel.  To facilitate instant recovery of active life once bears wake up from their winter sleep, nature provides ingenious mechanism based on periodic packing of their ribosomes, the cellular ma....

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Plagues and Parasites

by Nicholas White
Plagues and Parasites
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 10 years ago | 903 views
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Contagions, or infectious diseases, which kill both fascinate and frighten us. Far from receding in importance as was expected fifty years ago in the heyday of new antibiotic discovery, infectious diseases remain a major cause of suffering and death ....

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The Development, Use and Impact of Penicillin

by Lucas Paladino
The Development, Use and Impact of Penicillin
for 14-19 and upwards,
Undergraduate presentations | 14-19 and upwards | 11 years ago | 2443 views
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Lucas Paladino gives a brief overview of the development, use and impact of penicillin.

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The Development, Treatment and Future of Antibiotic Resistance in Bacteria.

by Branden Anglin
The Development, Treatment and Future of Antibiotic Resistance in Bacteria.
for 14-19 and upwards,
Undergraduate presentations | 14-19 and upwards | 11 years ago | 1695 views
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Branden Anglin presents on the development, treatment and possible future of antibiotic resistance in bacteria.

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