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Contact: Julie Gazaille
University of Montreal

Canada-US-Italian Research Team Develops a Cocaine Biosensor Inspired by Nature

Caption: Artist's rendering: The research team used an existing cocaine biosensor (in green) and revised its design to react to a series of inhibitor molecules (in blue). They were able to adapt the biosensor to respond optimally even within a large concentration window.

Credit: Peter Allen

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