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Shiga Toxin

Shiga toxins are a family of related toxins with two major groups, Stx1 and Stx2, expressed by genes considered to be part of the genome of lambdoid prophages.[1] The toxins are named for Kiyoshi Shiga, who first described the bacterial origin of dysentery caused by Shigella dysenteriae.   As the name suggests, this little bugger causes pretty bad dysentery in humans. Shiga-like Toxin is made of […]

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CRISPR Cpf1 Augmented Reality App

Download the free CRISPR Cpf1 Augmented Reality App and explore the protein’s internal atomic structure. Launch the Biologic Explorer and point your phone at this QR Code to launch a digital model of CRISPR Cpf1. Toggle on and off different structures to reveal the hidden beauty of x-ray crystallography data. Download the CRISPR Cpf1 Augmented Reality […]

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