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LOCKR a de novo protein designed to serve as a molecular switch in cells
Designer Protein Acts as a Switch for Cellular Circuitry
Unlike biotech tools adapted from nature, the invention was entirely conceived by humans and represents one of the few proteins made from scratch in the lab.
Designer Protein Acts as a Switch for Cellular Circuitry
Designer Protein Acts as a Switch for Cellular Circuitry

Unlike biotech tools adapted from nature, the invention was entirely conceived by humans and represents one of the few proteins made from scratch in the lab.

Unlike biotech tools adapted from nature, the invention was entirely conceived by humans and represents one of the few proteins made from scratch in the lab.

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