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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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