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Hallucinating functional protein sequences

Functional proteins with limited homology to natural proteins are designed using a large language model.

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D.B. and L.J.C. have performed research as part of their employment at Google LLC. Google is a technology company that sells machine learning services as part of its business.

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Belanger, D., Colwell, L.J. Hallucinating functional protein sequences. Nat Biotechnol 41, 1073–1074 (2023).

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