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Evolution in Action

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The evolution of enzymes in bacteria is studied by introducing novel substrates and selecting strains that have mutated to be able to use these substrates.

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    • Joan L. Betz

    Present address: Department of Biophysics and Genetics, University of Colorado Medical Center, Denver, Colorado, 80220

    • Paul R. Brown

    Present address: Department of Biochemistry, Kings College, Strand, London, WC2R 2LS

    • Maurice J. Smyth

    Present address: Biochemistry Department, Trinity College, Dublin

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  1. Department of Biochemistry, University College, Gower Street, London, WC1E 6BT

    • Joan L. Betz
    • , Paul R. Brown
    • , Maurice J. Smyth
    •  & Patricia H. Clarke

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