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By Samantha Frost
Published: 10 June 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374350-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7435-0
... matter and biological agency by tracing the composition and activity of the proteins that facilitate and regulate the cross-membrane traffic of biochemicals. The chapter explains the enabling and limiting conditions that make possible the construction of proteins by reference to genes. It proposes...
Series: Experimental Futures
Published: 07 August 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7563-0
Series: Experimental Futures
Published: 07 August 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375630-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7563-0
... This chapter introduces the reader to arts of protein crystallography, detailing the intricate range of techniques involved in producing crystallographic data of protein structure, from the purification of proteins, to techniques for crystallization and diffraction experiments. This chapter...
Book Chapter

By Natasha Myers
Series: Experimental Futures
Published: 07 August 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7563-0
... protein crystallography visualization techniques affect embodied vision diffraction ...
Book Chapter

By Natasha Myers
Series: Experimental Futures
Published: 07 August 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7563-0
... mechanism and animism anthropomorphism animations protein folding neo-Darwinism and Lamarckianism ...
Book Chapter

By Samantha Frost
Published: 10 June 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7435-0
... biological reductionism genes proteins biological agency biological matter biocultural genes science and humanities biocultural creatures ...
Series: Experimental Futures
Published: 07 August 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7563-0
...Laboratory Entanglements This chapter introduces the reader to arts of protein crystallography, detailing the intricate range of techniques involved in producing crystallographic data of protein structure, from the purification of proteins, to techniques for crystallization and diffraction...
Series: Experimental Futures
Published: 07 August 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375630-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7563-0
... This chapter examines how members of the protein crystallography community adjudicate the truth status of protein models. This chapter takes a close look at two recent events involving the retraction of major scientific publications: one set of retractions came in response to the discovery...
Book Chapter

By Natasha Myers
Series: Experimental Futures
Published: 07 August 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375630-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7563-0
... This chapter introduces the reader to the techniques involved in interpreting crystallographic data to build molecular models of protein molecules. It argues that molecular model building is a craft practice. It documents the history of molecular model building techniques and materials...
Series: Experimental Futures
Published: 07 August 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7563-0
...Ontics and Epistemics This chapter asks how molecular models “re-present” and “stand in” as proxies for protein molecules. It examines the use of mimetic, three-dimensional models in the history of the life sciences, comparing and contrasting these to models of protein structures...
Book Chapter

By Natasha Myers
Series: Experimental Futures
Published: 07 August 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7563-0
...Forms of Life This chapter pays close attention to biological engineers’ use of mechanistic logic and machine analogies to render living substance in the form of molecular machines. It offers an ethnographic account of protein modelers’ creativity with both words and things as they learn...
Series: Experimental Futures
Published: 07 August 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375630-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7563-0
... This chapter asks how molecular models “re-present” and “stand in” as proxies for protein molecules. It examines the use of mimetic, three-dimensional models in the history of the life sciences, comparing and contrasting these to models of protein structures. This chapter seeks to trouble...
Book Chapter

By Natasha Myers
Series: Experimental Futures
Published: 07 August 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375630-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7563-0
... This chapter introduces the challenges protein crystallographers face building models of otherwise imperceptible phenomena. The chapter highlights the ways that protein modelers must cultivate embodied knowledge to visualize, reason through, and articulate their insights into molecular...
Book Chapter

By Natasha Myers
Series: Experimental Futures
Published: 07 August 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375630-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7563-0
... This chapter highlights a range of ways that molecular models are rendered in time-based media. It takes a close look at computer graphic animations of molecular movements and phenomena such as protein folding and unfolding. The chapter argues that the narrative forms and temporalities...
Published: 15 April 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375449-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7544-9
... of the genome. The postgenomic era instantiates a shift from an earlier conception of the genome as an effectively static collection of active genes to one of a dynamic and reactive system dedicated to the context specific regulation of protein coding sequences. epigenetics reactive genome gene action...
Book Chapter

By Natasha Myers
Series: Experimental Futures
Published: 07 August 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375630-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7563-0
... This chapter pays close attention to biological engineers’ use of mechanistic logic and machine analogies to render living substance in the form of molecular machines. It offers an ethnographic account of protein modelers’ creativity with both words and things as they learn to put machines...
Series: Experimental Futures
Published: 07 August 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375630-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7563-0
... In light of this ethnographic account of liveliness in the molecular stories told by protein modelers, this chapter asks, “what is life becoming?” in the contemporary biosciences. The analysis resists the temptation to claim that practitioners have finally captured “life itself” in their hands...
Published: 15 April 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375449-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7544-9
... In the decade since the completion of the Human Genome Project, biologists have increasingly described the relationships between biological objects (genes, proteins, small molecules, phenotypes) in terms of networks. This essay argues that a “networked” understanding of biology has become one...