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Quantum Biology: Powerful Computer Models Reveal Key Biological Mechanism


January 16, 2007

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Using powerful computers to model the intricate dance of atoms and molecules, researchers have revealed the mechanism behind an important biological reaction wherein an intein-a type of protein found in single-celled organisms and bacteria-cuts itself out of its host protein and reconnects the two remaining strands.  Full Story

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Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

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