Topic: biological chemistry and molecular pharmacology

portrait of Sun Hur

Five Questions

A conversation with Sun Hur, biological chemist

by Ekaterina Pesheva

Issue: Imaging

Topics: biological chemistry and molecular pharmacology

head of llama, facing forward

Antibodies

In the search for new drugs, yeast rise to the occasion

Issue: The Cost of Conflict

Topics: biological chemistry and molecular pharmacology

Micrograph of Salpingoeca rosetta

The Birds and the Bees

“Bacterial aphrodisiac” triggers cell mating

by Stephanie Dutchen

Issue: The Environment

Topics: biological chemistry and molecular pharmacology

colored x-ray of lung with TB

Behavioral Analysis

Molecular TB test surpasses standard lab culture test

by Ekaterina Pesheva

Issue: The Environment

Topics: biological chemistry and molecular pharmacology, bioinformatics

stainless steel and glass sculpture depicting the hemoglobin molecule

Strike a Pose

The structure of our proteins informs how we function

by Stephanie Dutchen

Issue: Assembled with Care

Topics: biological chemistry and molecular pharmacology

rectangular arrangement of blocks of varying colors and shapes and with differing characters, such as alphabetic or numeric

Construction Site

Researchers use DNA to build three-dimensional "bricks"

by Katie DuBoff

Issue: Handed Down

Topics: biological chemistry and molecular pharmacology

ribbon model of alpha-synuclein

Figure Study

Findings upend thinking on shape of pivotal protein

by Alyssa Kneller

Issue: The Food Issue

Topics: biological chemistry and molecular pharmacology