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A recipe for ligand-binding proteins

Cellular cross-talk, enzymatic catalysis and regulation of gene expression all depend on molecular recognition. A method that allows the design of proteins with desired recognition sites could thus be revolutionary. See Letter p.212

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Figure 1: Steps to making a ligand-binding protein.

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Ghirlanda, G. A recipe for ligand-binding proteins. Nature 501, 177–178 (2013). https://doi.org/10.1038/nature12463

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