Proteins and polymers

171016190320_1_540x360Proteins and polymers: Spinning strands hint at folding dynamics: Lab uses magnetic beads to model microscopic proteins, polymers https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2017/10/171016190320.htm

Scientists have created flexible strings of magnetized beads to model how natural and synthetic strands bend and fold in dynamic conditions. The work could enhance knowledge of how proteins and DNA fold in biological systems and how synthetic fibers interact in fluids.

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