Your DNA Is a Song: Scientists Use Music to Code Proteins


  • Aug 5 2010 10:05 AM

    MaryRose Lovgren

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In this National Geographic News article, read about how science educators are creating "protein songs." By assigning musical notes to amino acids, it becomes much easier to detect differences among protein structures. Links to other stories, photos, videos and Web sites are also found on this page.

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