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Gene libraries open up

By combining gene cloning and amplification techniques, a new one-pot, parallel synthesis method for the generation of long, repetitive genes is realized. The method promises to open up the discovery of protein polymer biomaterials.

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Figure 1: A schematic of strategies to synthesize oligomer genes.


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Ding, S., Wang, X. & Barron, A. Gene libraries open up. Nature Mater 10, 83–84 (2011).

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