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protein engineering Line breaks: pro|tein en¦gin|eer|ing

Definition of protein engineering in English:


[mass noun]
The manipulation of the structures of proteins so as to produce desired properties, or the synthesis of proteins with particular structures.
Example sentences
  • Furthermore, the crystal structure of Rubisco from several species and the extensive homology of amino acid sequences has allowed the advance of genetic manipulation, protein engineering and transformation experiments.
  • Protein stability plays an extremely important role not only in its biological function but also in medical science and protein engineering.
  • In addition to contributing to the understanding of pigment binding, the molecular insight gained in this work will have a direct impact on protein engineering of all pigment-binding proteins.
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