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Researchers Take Next Step Toward Enhancing Artificial Proteins
August 29, 2012
A team of researchers has developed a method to successfully predict the structures of artificial proteins, a breakthrough that could yield valuable methods for making pharmaceuticals and other chemicals.
New York University
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