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The Shape of Things to Come
Fall 2009

"Life is a process of self-assembly," says biochemist Alex Li. Proteins make up our hair and muscle, our brains and lungs, our enzymes and antibodies, and each one must attain a particular shape in order to do its work. Which they do with no outside help, following specific assembly codes built into their structure.


Categories: Biological sciences
Tags: Molecular biology, Proteins, Protein folding


What's protein got to do with it?
Winter 2002
it is now possible to measure the activities of thousands of genes and corresponding proteins-all at once. The methods are reasonably straightforward technically, and all the necessary bits and pieces are available to anyone-for a price. A lot of ...
Categories: Biological sciences
Tags: Genetics, Proteins