11 Jul 2022 - 10:28
Professor Paola Laurino leads the Protein Engineering and Evolution Unit at the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate...
Type: News Article
10 Nov 2021 - 15:04
Highlights Researchers have created tiny, membraneless droplets that mimic how proteins move and interact within cells The droplets allow scientists to study enzymatic reactions in a well-...
Type: Press release
9 Nov 2021 - 16:08
When researchers added the enzyme urease to the solution, the reaction created a pH gradient that caused all the molecules within the droplet to flow, as shown by the green fluorescence.  
Type: Video
9 Nov 2021 - 15:55
Membraneless droplets formed when a polymer called polyethylene glycol and a protein called bovine serum albumin are combined in a buffer. When the researchers added the enzyme lactate dehydrogenase...
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6 Dec 2018 - 00:00
Like a bustling factory floor, the inside of a cell requires many workers to keep business running smoothly. Superfamilies of enzymes known as methyltransferases, or MTases, help to turn genes on and...
Type: News Article
6 Dec 2018 - 00:00
Dr. Bhanu Pratap Singh Chouhan of the Protein Engineering and Evolution Unit holds a model of the Rossmann-fold, the structure found in the largest class of methyltransferases. The Unit published a...
Type: Photo
6 Dec 2018 - 00:00
Prof. Paola Laurino (left) and Dr. Bhanu Pratap Singh Chouhan of the Protein Engineering and Evolution Unit display a typical Rossmann-fold, a common protein fold found in nature.
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