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New Computer Simulation Helps Explain Folding in Important Cellular Protein


July 29, 2009

chemistry and materials graphic Scientists at the University of Georgia have created a two-step computer simulation (using an important process called the Wang-Landau algorithm) that sheds light on how a crucial protein--glycophorin A--becomes an active part of living cells. The new use of Wang-Landau could lead to a better understanding of the controlling mechanisms behind protein folding. Full Story

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