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Science Highlights

These Science Highlights are products from data users who used openly-accessible MagLab data in their own individual scientific discoveries.

The NMR experiments revealed that formation of the liquid and hydrogel states of FUS is controlled by phosphorylation and stabilized by hydrogen bonding among a core region of 57 amino acids.

June 17, 2022

Evolutionary biologists reused FAIR data generated at the MagLab's NMR facility to model an RNA-binding protein in mammals dating back 160 million yea…

Novel unique molecular forms of proteins - aka proteoforms - were discovered in cancer cells when researchers reanalyzed data from the ICR facility's 21T FT-ICR instrument (right) with new software (left; figure adapted from Wenrong Chen and Xiaowen Liu. Proteoform Identification by Combining RNA-Seq and Top-Down Mass Spectrometry. Journal of Proteome Research, 2021, vol. 20, pp. 261-269)

June 10, 2021

Reuse of the MagLab's Ion Cyclotron Resonance facility data improved understanding of protein fragmentation and aided the design and release of new al…