Light-induced peptide replication controls logic operations in small networks

Zehavit Dadon, Manickasundaram Samiappan, Eliya Y. Safranchik, Gonen Ashkenasy

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Light up the replication, please! De novo designed coiled coil proteins can be triggered by light (see figure) to control their self-replication of the templates (T) and thereby induce selective product formation within small chemical networks.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)12096-12099
Number of pages4
JournalChemistry - A European Journal
Issue number40
StatePublished - 25 Oct 2010


  • complexes
  • networks
  • peptides
  • protein folding
  • self-replication

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Catalysis
  • Organic Chemistry


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