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UCSD Discovery May Provide Novel Method To Generate Medically Useful Proteins

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September 19, 2005
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University of California - San Diego
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A team led by UCSD biochemists has discovered the mechanism by which a simple organism can produce 10 trillion varieties of a single protein, a finding that provides a new tool to develop novel drugs.

Graphic shows molecular structure of predator protein variants (colors reveal different amino acids). Credit: Jason Miller, UCSD


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