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Contact: Dr. Michael Schwake
University of Bielefeld

New Protein Fold

Caption: The Bielefeld chemist Michael Schwake and his colleagues have discovered a new protein fold. At its head (the red helices), this protein can bind enzymes and viruses. The tunnel in the protein structure is colored yellow.

Credit: Illustration: Nature

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