Engineering a multipurpose catalyst

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D-Amino acids can be useful building blocks for pharmaceuticals, but synthesizing them at a low cost remains challenging. A good catalyst for generating unnatural D-amino acids has been created by expanding the substrate range of a highly specific dehydrogenase.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)514-515
Number of pages2
JournalNature Chemical Biology
Issue number10
StatePublished - Oct 2006


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