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»Veronica Falconieri Hays DescriptionThis molecule, beta-galactosidase, has been studied by the structural biology technique cryo-electron microscopy (cryoEM) in order to determine its structure. As cryo-EM technology has improved, the resolution of the resulting structures has improved from rough, low resolution maps (blue, left) to high resolution maps that enable model fitting (gold, right). Cryo-electron microscopy received the 2017 Nobel Prize in Chemistry, and is beginning to play an important role in drug development. Keywords3D, Microscopy, Advertising / Marketing, Editorial, Technology, Research, Biology, Biotechnology, Molecular Biology, Pharmacology, pharma, biotech, cryoEM, structural biology, molecular, PDB Media Color Categories Science, Technical Subject(s) Physics, Human, Microbial, Microscopic, Molecular, Pharmaceutical, Advertising, Editorial, Technology