How can we design new proteins?

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How can we design new proteins?
« on: 16/08/2011 17:56:21 »
One of the most important chemical players in nature is the protein.  The structure of a protein gives it specific chemical and mechanical properties.  Predicting the structures of proteins could allow us to design brand new proteins and enzyems, to help catalyse a range of reactions.  One man making significant headway in this direction is Professor David Baker from the University of Washington…
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« Reply #1 on: 16/08/2011 20:11:29 »
To play the game of folding protein
http://fold.it/portal/