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Team solves structure of promising gene-targeting protein

Barry Stoddard and colleagues are first to show TAL effector structure, paving way for use in gene modification, engineering and corrective therapy

Jan. 9, 2012 | By Kristen Woodward

Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center researchers have solved the three-dimensional structure of a newly discovered type of gene-targeting protein shown to be useful as a DNA-targeting molecule for gene correction, gene therapy and gene modification. The findings were published online in Science Express on Jan. 5.

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Salama, colleagues unlock ulcer bug’s structure

H. pylori’s corkscrew twist allows colonization; findings may lead to better drugs

June 1, 2010 | By Kristen Woodward

For the first time, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center researchers have found that, at least when it comes to H. pylori’s ability to colonize the stomach, shape indeed matters. Dr. Nina Salama, a microbiologist in the Human Biology Division, and colleagues reported their findings May 28 in Cell.

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