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The Ribosome and How Antibiotics Disrupt It
Thursday, October 8, 2009 | Presented by Venki Ramakrishnan | 9:29
Determining the structure of the ribosome has made it possible for Ramakrishnan and his colleagues to image antibiotics bound to the ribosome, leading to a better understanding of their action, which could help in the development of novel drugs. In his talk, Ramakrishnan conveys the excitement in the field that has arisen as a result of these discoveries.