A cellular crystal factory

Hamburg, 18 January 2016

Scientists from the Wilmanns group have teamed up with experts across the Deutsches Elektronen-Synchrotron (DESY) research campus in Hamburg and at the SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory in California to show that naturally formed crystals can diffract X-rays. The first crystals successfully analysed with a free-electron laser inside the cells that produced them are unlikely to be the last. more

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Jakobi A J et al. IUCrJ. DOI: 10.1107/S2052252515022927

Attack from all sides

Hamburg, 20 February 2015

A paper published today in the journal PLoS Pathogens by Matthias Wilmanns and collaborators from Switzerland, Poland, and France, illustrates the power of bringing together specialists from different disciplines to better understand the bacterium Mycobacterium tuberculosismore

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Ehebauer et al. PLoS Pathogens, 19 February 2015. DOI: 10.1371/journal.ppat.1004623