Bioanalytical Research Group

Protein Complex Assembly

In one preparation the entire assembly process - from monomer to inserted pore - of listeriolysin could be imaged. The salt crystal represent buffers salts of the listeriolysin solution: the remanent of a larger droplet from an imperfect spray. 

Transmission electron microscopic picture of an listeriolysin sprayed membrane. Uranyl acetate solution was used to generate contrast.