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Designed enzyme rescues live bacteria - The Biological SCENE

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http://news.google.com - Princeton UniversityDesigned enzyme rescues live bacteriaThe Biological SCENESyn-F4 catalyzes the conversion of ferric enterobactin to monomer, dimer, and trimer products, just as the native enzyme ferric enterobactin esterase does. It's hard to get proteins designed from scratch, called de novo proteins, to catalyze reactions ...Protein designed entirely from scratch functions in cells as a genuine enzymePhys.Orgall 2 news articles »