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Research project

Unravelling proteins by touch

How can we develop a new microscope that can distinguish individual atoms in proteins?

Contact
Tjerk Oosterkamp
Funding
NWO Vici 2012 NWO Vici 2012

Detailed knowledge is required for a good understanding of how proteins function, especially when different proteins are entangled with each other. Researchers will develop a microscope that can probe by feeling MRI signals and use this information to distinguish individual atoms.