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protein engineering

A technique used to produce proteins with altered or novel amino acid sequences. The methods used are:
  1. Transcription and translation systems from synthesized lengths of DNA or RNA with novel sequences.
  2. Chemical modification of 'normal' proteins.
  3. Solid-state polypeptide synthesis to form proteins.
PAC, 1992, 64, 143 (Glossary for chemists of terms used in biotechnology (IUPAC Recommendations 1992)) on page 163
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