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Mimicking Nature, Scientists Can Now Extend Redox Potentials
November 4, 2009
Researchers at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, have gained new insight into how nature handles oxidation-reduction reactions. This breakthrough, published tomorrow in the journal Nature, could lead to the design of tailor-made proteins for applications such as artificial photosynthetic centers, long-range electron transfers and fuel-cell catalysts for energy conversion.
University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
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