Protein Domain Fusion

Abstract

Proteins are composed of multiple functional and structural domains. Using recombinant DNA techniques, it is possible to create chimaeric proteins with novel functions for research or biotechnology purposes, and for the development of novel therapies.

Keywords: recombinant DNA; fusion proteins; protein domains; chimaeric proteins; purification

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Sadowski, Ivan(Apr 2001) Protein Domain Fusion. In: eLS. John Wiley & Sons Ltd, Chichester. http://www.els.net [doi: 10.1038/npg.els.0000977]