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Researchers Take Next Step Toward Enhancing Artificial Proteins

August 29, 2012

a predicted structure of the cyclic nonamer 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. Full Story

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