From atoms to cells: Using mesoscale landscapes to construct visual narratives

Published:2018, Journal of Molecular Biology, Elsevier B.V., ScienceDirect™
In Press, Corrected proof. Available online 7 Jun 2018.
Authors:Goodsell D, Franzen M, Herman T.

Modeling, visualization, cellular landscapes, outreach

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Modeling and visualization of the cellular mesoscale, bridging the nanometer scale of molecules to the micrometer scale of cells, is being studied by an integrative approach. Data from structural biology, proteomics, and microscopy are combined to simulate the molecular structure of living cells. These cellular landscapes are used as research tools for hypothesis generation and testing, and to present visual narratives of the cellular context of molecular biology for dissemination, education, and outreach.