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Arizona State University

Evolving Proteins to Improve on Nature's Designs

Caption: John Chaput, a researcher at the Biodesign Institute at Arizona State University, has used molecular biology tricks to rapidly evolve proteins that have improved stability when compared to naturally occuring proteins.

Credit: Courtesy of Barb Backes, the Biodesign Institute at Arizona State University

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