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The contributions of June Almeida in diagnostic use of electron microscopy which has helped in the early detection of the SARS CoV 2 is being discussed. About June Almeida is a Scottish virologist born in 1930 in Glasgow. She became a pioneer in viral identification, imaging and diagnosis despite having little formal education. She had ..
The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2017 was awarded to Jacques Dubochet, Joachim Frank and Richard Henderson for developing cryo-electron microscopy for the high-resolution structure determination of biomolecules in solution. It’s a method of simplifying and improving the imaging of biomolecules.
Topics: Biology • Branches of biology • Cell biology • Cryo • Cryogenic electron microscopy • Electron microscopy • Jacques Dubochet • Joachim Frank • Microscopy • Protein structure • Richard Henderson • Transmission electron cryomicroscopy