An artificial molecular machine that builds an asymmetric catalyst

@article{DeBo2018AnAM,
  title={An artificial molecular machine that builds an asymmetric catalyst},
  author={Guillaume De Bo and Malcolm A Y Gall and Sonja Kuschel and Julien De Winter and Pascal Gerbaux and David A. Leigh},
  journal={Nature Nanotechnology},
  year={2018},
  volume={13},
  pages={381-385}
}
Biomolecular machines perform types of complex molecular-level tasks that artificial molecular machines can aspire to. The ribosome, for example, translates information from the polymer track it traverses (messenger RNA) to the new polymer it constructs (a polypeptide)1. The sequence and number of codons read determines the sequence and number of building blocks incorporated into the biomachine-synthesized polymer. However, neither control of sequence2,3 nor the transfer of length information… Expand
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