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Contact: Peter Saueressig
Heidelberg Institute for Theoretical Studies (HITS)

Protein Origami

Caption: Nature has come up with numerous forms of protein folding. Most of these forms emerged after the biological Big Bang, which took place approximately 1.5 billion years ago. According to the study, folding speed belongs to the important factors of this diversification.

Credit: Image: Cedric Debes / HITS

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