Contact: Dr. Andreas Battenberg
Technische Universitaet Muenchen
Caption: With their specially designed three-color single-molecule FRET (Foerster resonance energy transfer) assay with alternating laser excitation (ALEX) for simultaneous observation of ATP binding and conformational changes professor Hugel and his team could prov, that Hsp90 utilizes thermal fluctuations for its large conformational changes.
Credit: Christoph Ratzke
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