An atomic model for the human septin hexamer by cryo-EM

Deborah C. Mendonça, Samuel L. Guimarães, Humberto D’Muniz Pereira, Andressa A. Pinto, Marcelo A. de Farias, Andre S. de Godoy, Ana P. U. Araujo, Marin van Heel, Rodrigo V. Portugal and Richard C. Garrat   Abstract In order to form functional filaments, human septins must assemble into hetero-oligomeric rod-like particles which polymerize end-to-end. The rules…

CNPEM researchers win a Chan Zuckerberg Initiative grant to improve LNNanos’s CRYO-EM facility.

    A prestigious Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) grant for improving the access to cryo-EM methodologies in Latin America was awarded to Brazilian Center for Research in Energy and Materials (CNPEM) Researchers Marin van Heel and Rodrigo Portugal, and was announced on the 15th of November 2021. The awardees of the grant “Expanding Latin American…