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University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Derek Caetano-Anolles, Gustavo Caetano-Anolles, and Minglei Wang, U. of I at Urbana-Champaign

Caption: Graduate student Derek Caetano-Anollés, crop sciences and Institute for Genomic Biology professor Gustavo Caetano-Anollés and senior bioinformatician Minglei Wang report that the emergence of the genetic code corresponds to the advent of protein flexibility.

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