Bacterial Armor Imaged, Down to the Details

Reporting in Nature, an international team of scientists say they’ve visualized the structure of a protective protein coat that surrounds many bacteria, down to the scale of a single atom. Structural microbiologist Han Remaut, co-author of the study, discusses potential applications of the research.

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Han Remaut

Han Remaut is a Structural Microbiologist with the Flanders Institute of Biotechnology & Free University of Brussels. He is based in Brussels, Belgium.