Dynamics and function of proteins: the search for general concepts.

  title={Dynamics and function of proteins: the search for general concepts.},
  author={Hans Frauenfelder and Benjamin H. McMahon},
  journal={Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America},
  volume={95 9},
For an understanding of the phenomena, the first condition is the introduction of adequate concepts; only with the help of the correct concepts can we really know what has been observed. When we enter a new field, very often new concepts are needed, and these new concepts usually come up in a rather unclear and undeveloped form. Later they are modified, sometimes they are almost completely abandoned and are replaced by better concepts which then, finally, are clear and well defined. Werner… CONTINUE READING

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