Check out the research story published on the EGI web site about modelling bacterial iron piracy from plant proteins. It describes among other how the HADDOCK portal helped to show that bacteria have a special drawbridge to steal iron from plant proteins.
HADDOCK is one on the scientific application which greatly benefits from the HTC resources of EGI to send over 8 millions jobs a years to distributed computing resources around the world.
The full story was published in Nature Communications:
- D. Walker, R. Grinter, I. Josts, K. Mosbahi, A. Roszak, R. Cogdell, A.M.J.J. Bonvin, J. Milner, S. Kelly, O. Byron and B. Smith. Structure of the bacterial plant-ferredoxin receptor FusA. Nature Communications, 7, 13308 (2016).