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11 March 2016

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Re-engineering a tiny enzyme

Gerrit Poelarends was looking for an enzyme that would make a key step in the production of important pharmaceuticals greener and much more efficient. It led him to a tiny protein called 4-oxalocrotonate tautomerase. Over a period of five years, he managed to map the possibilities it offers and re-engineer it to perform the required step. The results were published in Nature Communications on 8 March. (Read more...)

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Eiwit maakt medicijnen groener

Medicijnen produceren kan behoorlijk vervuilend zijn. Twee RUG-onderzoekers pasten een eiwit zo aan, dat het ‘groener’ kan. Hoe? Dat staat dinsdag 8 maart 2016 in Nature Communications. (Read more...)

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