M. S. Weiss

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When 2014 was announced as the International Year of Crystallography (IYCr) we, as editors, wondered how Acta F could commemorate this event. Very quickly we decided to commission a set of articles on the state-of-the-art in the many different aspects of macromolecular crystallization. We decided to publish an article in each of the 2014 issues and to(More)
Hfq is a thermostable RNA-binding bacterial protein that forms a uniquely shaped homohexamer. Based on sequence and structural similarity, Hfq belongs to the like-Sm (LSm) protein family. In spite of a rather high degree of homology between archaeal and eukaryotic LSm proteins, their quaternary structure is different, usually consisting of five to eight(More)
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