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Novel biophysical methods

This section incorporates all aspects of novel advanced biophysical methods including fluorescence, NMR, microscopy, spectroscopy, X-ray, single molecule biophysics, nanoscale biophysics, high pressure biophysics and related biophysical techniques.

  1. Intracellular phase separation and aggregation of proteins with extended poly-glutamine (polyQ) stretches are hallmarks of various age-associated neurodegenerative diseases. Progress in our understanding of su...

    Authors: Christian V. Hansen, Hans J. Schroll and Daniel Wüstner
    Citation: BMC Biophysics 2018 11:7
  2. A key challenge in interdisciplinary research is choosing the best approach from a large number of techniques derived from different disciplines and their interfaces.

    Authors: Sanford H Leuba, Sean M Carney, Elizabeth M Dahlburg, Rebecca J Eells, Harshad Ghodke, Naveena Yanamala, Grant Schauer and Judith Klein-Seetharaman
    Citation: BMC Biophysics 2014 7:6
  3. Viroids are the smallest pathogens of plants. To date the structural and conformational details of the cleavage of Avocado sunblotch viroid (ASBVd) and the catalytic role of Mg2+ ions in efficient self-cleavage a...

    Authors: Gaston Hui-Bon-Hoa, Hussein Kaddour, Jacques Vergne, Sergei G Kruglik and Marie-Christine Maurel
    Citation: BMC Biophysics 2014 7:2
  4. Mollusc shells are commonly investigated using high-resolution imaging techniques based on cryo-fixation. Less detailed information is available regarding the light-optical properties. Sea shells of Haliotis pulc...

    Authors: Andreas S Schneider, Birgit Heiland, Nicolas J Peter, Christina Guth, Eduard Arzt and Ingrid M Weiss
    Citation: BMC Biophysics 2012 5:19