Stu Borman wrote a nice piece in Chemical & Engineering News (CEN) highlighting a recent paper in Nature Chemistry that presents the work of a collaboration between the Tezcan Lab at UCSD and the Rosetta Design Group. In this work, a monomeric protein was redesigned to become capable of forming metal and pH tunable nano- to micro- scale sheets, tubes, and other assemblies.
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