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April 2024

PhiX174 YES Complex

Bacteriophage phiX174 makes a small protein that kills bacterial cells.

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Oxyhemoglobin

Collagen

B-DNA

Tomato Bushy Stunt Virus (TBSV)

Lysozyme (488)

Z-DNA

A-DNA

Myohemerythrin

DNA

Trypsin

Induced Lac Repressor

Hemoglobin S

Lac Repressor

Deoxyhemoglobin

Ribonuclease S

Lysozyme (512)

Intermolecular Contacts in Hemoglobin S

Cytochrome c

Immunoglobulin G (IgG)

Crambin

Deoxyribonucleic Acid (DNA)

Carboxypeptidase A

Myoglobin Fold

Aspartate Transcarbamoylase (ATCase)

Hemoglobin

Transfer Ribonucleic Acid (tRNA)

TATA-Binding Protein (TBP)

Myoglobin

Hemoglobin (1000)

Cytochrome c (unbound)

DPG-Hemoglobin Complex

The Molecular Landscapes by David S. Goodsell integrate information from structural biology, microscopy and biophysics to simulate detailed views of the molecular structure of living cells.

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JCVI-syn3A Minimal Cell

Escherichia coli Bacterium

SARS-CoV-2 Fusion

Biosites: Nucleus

Insulin Release

Insulin Action

CytoSkeleton

Model of a Mycoplasma Cell

Red Blood Cell Cytoskeleton

SARS-CoV-2 mRNA Vaccine

Phage-based COVID-19 Vaccine

Coronavirus Life Cycle

Last Universal Common Ancestor

Ebola Virus

Respiratory Droplet

Biosites: Cytoplasm

Biosites: Red Blood Cell

HIV-Infected Cell

Coronavirus

Zika Virus

Influenza Vaccine

Mycoplasma mycoides

Excitatory and Inhibitory Synapses

Autophagy

Blood

Myelin

HIV Vaccine

Collagen and Extracellular Matrix

Myoglobin in a Whale Muscle Cell

Immunological Synapse

Measles Virus Proteins

RecA and DNA

SARS-CoV-2 and Neutralizing Antibodies

Abiogenesis

Biosites: Basement Membrane

Biosites: Blood Plasma

Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor (VegF) Signaling

Casein Micelle and Fat Globule in Milk

Lipid Droplets

Escherichia coli

Caulobacter Polar Microdomain

HIV in Blood Plasma

Chloroplast

Cellulose Synthase

Biosites: Muscle

Poliovirus Neutralization

Transfer RNA and Gag Protein

Bacteriophage T4 Infection