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Directed evolution

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Nature Chemical Biology volume 6, pages 8788 (2010) | Download Citation

A process in which peptide nucleic acids may be used for in vitro evolution has been developed. This method can offer enormous opportunities to evolve stable, non-natural molecules for therapeutic applications.

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  1. Daniel H. Appella is in the Laboratory of Bioorganic Chemistry, which is a part of the Intramural Research Program in the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases at the US National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, USA.

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