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Rice University reverse-engineers a synthetic primordial ferredoxin protein and inserts it into a living bacteria. Accordingly, it successfully powered the cell's metabolism, growth, and reproduction.

Researchers insert a synthetic primordial protein into a living organism.

In early evolution, the duplication of genes is an important event that resulted in new genes and genetically novel organisms.  For instance, a small soluble iron-sulfur protein known as ferredoxin … Continue Reading Researchers insert a synthetic primordial protein into a living organism.

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