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Nature Chemistry volume 5, pages 260262 (2013) | Download Citation

A small molecule that mimics the sequence-specific peptide synthesis of nature's ribosomes paves the way for more elaborate artificial molecular synthesizers.

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  1. Paul R. McGonigal and J. Fraser Stoddart are in the Department of Chemistry, Northwestern University, 2145 Sheridan Road, Evanston, Illinois 60208-3113, USA

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