Genomics, Proteomics, & Cell Biology

New Enzymes in the Laboratory

By Keith Cowing
October 3, 2007

A new paper in Nature from NAI’s NASA Ames Research Center Team describes a new technique they’ve developed through which completely new enzymes can be evolved in the laboratory. The process does not require prior understanding of how the enzymes will work, or the use of product formation as a selection criterion.

Source: NAI Newsletter

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