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Powerful technique allows scientists to study how proteins change shape inside cells

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The scientists’ new ‘binder-tag’ technique allows researchers to pinpoint and track proteins that are in a desired shape or ‘conformation,’ and to do so in real time inside living cells. The scientists demonstrated the technique in, essentially, movies that track the active version of an important signaling protein — a molecule, in this case, important for cell growth.

Source: ScienceDaily.com