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Enzyme evolution and the development of metabolic pathways

  title={Enzyme evolution and the development of metabolic pathways},
  author={Juli Peret{\'o} and Renato Fani and Ji Leguina and Antonio Reyes},
When Adolph von Bayer learned that Eduard Buchner had been awarded the 1907 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for his discovery of zymase, he remarked that “this will bring Buchner fame, even though he has no chemical talent” (Bloch, 1994). And yet, although Eduard Buchner’s first observations of cell-free fermentation had taken place during a trial run to obtain immunologically active bacterial proteins in his brother Hans’ laboratory, they would eventually become one of the cornerstones of the new… Expand

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