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Protein Origami: Quick Folders Are the Best


January 31, 2013

bands of proteins The evolutionary history of proteins shows that folding is an important factor. Especially the speed of protein folding plays a key role. This was the result of a computer analysis carried out by researchers at the Heidelberg Institute for Theoretical Studies and the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign. For almost 4 billion years, there has been a trend towards faster folding. Full Story

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Heidelberg Institute for Theoretical Studies (HITS)

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