Dream Machines from Beans: Legume proteins provide motion

10:02am, September 17, 2003

Cells, tiny as they are, are packed with molecular machinery that investigators can exploit for their own purposes. German scientists now report that certain protein complexes in fava beans have characteristics that might make the complexes useful as valves in microfluidic devices.

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