Uncaging an antibiotic

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The use of a 'caged' version of a protein synthesis inhibitor allows its release at a high concentration in a restricted region and paves the way for use of this technique to precisely inhibit biological processes.

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    Goard, M. et al. Light-mediated inhibition of protein synthesis. Chem. Biol. 12, 685–693 (2005).

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Kaganman, I. Uncaging an antibiotic. Nat Methods 2, 568 (2005) doi:10.1038/nmeth0805-568b

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