Abstract

Clap On, Clap Off. Protein On, Protein Off

Optogenetics

Unlike genetic or pharmacological manipulation, light-controlled proteins respond immediately, can be temporally and spatially triggered, are reversible, and are specific to the protein of interest. However, designing and using light-controllable proteins often requires expertise and specialized equipment. Now, two recently published articles in Science describe generalizable methods for making photo-controllable proteins.

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Clap On, Clap Off. Protein On, Protein Off

BioTechnics, 03/22/2017

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