Finally: a Nobel prize for the ribosome structure

This has been a topic of discussion since I was in grad school: when will the Nobel prize for the structure of the ribosome be finally awarded? Well, it finally has. Ada Yonath, Thomas Steitz and Venkatraman Ramakrishnan received the Nobel for work that has spanned three decades and an equal number of continents.


First, a victory dance:



Next, the scientific background:



And part of Ada Yonath’s model in this clip:


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One Response to “Finally: a Nobel prize for the ribosome structure”

  1. Stevie says:

    Thanks for publishing the detailed paper for the ribosome, thanx!