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Shiga Toxin

Shiga toxins are a family of related bacterial toxins first discovered by Kiyoshi Shiga while researching the origins of dysentary. Two major groups of this toxin are found in the Shigella dysenteriae and the shigatoxigenic serotypes of Escherichia coli bacteria, Stx1 and Stx2.   As the name suggests, this little bugger causes pretty bad dysentery in humans. Shiga-like Toxin is made of 6 primary chains, 5 […]

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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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