pontaneous Emergence of Complex Molecules that Can Fold Like Proteins

This week: Spontaneous emergence of complex molecules that can fold like proteins — and more!

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Check out this week’s picks!
Synthesis and Evaluation of pH-Sensitive Multifunctional Lipids for Efficient Delivery of CRISPR/Cas9 in Gene Editing

Bioconjugate Chem., Article ASAP
DOI: 10.1021/acs.bioconjchem.8b00856
Neutral Genetic Drift-Based Engineering of a Sucrose-Utilizing Enzyme toward Glycodiversification

ACS Catal., 2019, 9, pp 1241–1252
DOI: 10.1021/acscatal.8b03609
Complex Molecules That Fold Like Proteins Can Emerge Spontaneously

J. Am. Chem. Soc., Article ASAP
DOI: 10.1021/jacs.8b11698
Liquefaction of Lignosulfonate in Supercritical Ethanol Using Alumina-Supported NiMo Catalyst

Energy Fuels, Article ASAP
DOI: 10.1021/acs.energyfuels.8b03519
Hierarchical Optimization of High-Performance Biomimetic and Bioinspired Membranes

Langmuir, Article ASAP
DOI: 10.1021/acs.langmuir.8b03655
Chemical and Metagenomic Studies of the Lethal Black Band Disease of Corals Reveal Two Broadly Distributed, Redox-Sensitive Mixed Polyketide/Peptide Macrocycles

J. Nat. Prod., Article ASAP
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jnatprod.8b00804
Characterization of a Multiple-Scan-Rate Voltammetric Waveform for Real-Time Detection of Met-Enkephalin

ACS Chem. Neurosci., Article ASAP
DOI: 10.1021/acschemneuro.8b00351

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