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Arizona State University

Enzyme Sweet Spot

Caption: The artificial enzyme system and found that it worked just the same as a cellular enzyme cascade. The research team also measured the effect when varying the distance between the swinging arm and the enzymes. They found there was a sweet spot, at 7 nanometers, where the arm angle was parallel to the enzyme pair

Credit: ASU Biodesign Institute/ Nature Nanotechnology

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