Turning up the heat on enzyme design

15.01.2014

RD Mag

Published 14 January 2014

Without the help of enzymes, we couldn’t digest food or synthesize DNA: They make the right metabolic reactions happen at the right speed.

But like Goldilocks, enzymes won’t tolerate conditions that are too hot or too cold. They typically function within a narrow temperature band.

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