Friday, February 4, 2011

Shooting star in Chemistry to develop lighting-fast protein analysis

From the Departmental newsletter written by Jes Andersen:

Proteins are a bit like keys. By observing the shape of the key you can figure out which lock it will open and observing the shape of a protein allows you to reveal which functions it performs. Today's technique requires the efforts of a small research team for several months to discover the configuration of a just single protein.  Read more here

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