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Enzyme assembly line pictured

Many enzymes form 'assembly lines' containing a series of catalytic modules. Visualization of how the structure of a module shifts during catalysis provides a clearer idea of how such enzymes work. See Article p.512 & Letter p.560

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Figure 1: Close-up of a modular assembly-line enzyme.


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Leadlay, P. Enzyme assembly line pictured. Nature 510, 482–483 (2014).

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