Awk Programming III: the One-Dimensional Cellular Automaton

Cellular automata (CA) is a vast and interesting topic of computer science and mathematics with important applications in many areas of science. Continue reading

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Modular Assembly of Proteins on Nanoparticles

I have recently contributed to a proof of concept study published in the prestigious  Nature Communication (doi:10.1038/s41467-018-03931-4) [1]. The study involved collaborations with experimental groups across University of Lincoln (UoL), University of Molise (Italy) and the Royal Holloway University of London coordinated by Dr. Enrico Ferrari (UoL). Continue reading

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The Protein Engineering of a controllable Nano-Gate: the FhuA D1– 160 channel

The confinement of primeval biochemical compounds by nano compartmentalization made possible the spatial and temporal control and the development possible the most complex chemical process: the life. Continue reading

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Bioinformatics Tools for Protein Engineering​: The MAP server

Mutagenesis Assistant Program (MAP) is a free accessible statistical tool which can be used for the benchmarking of random mutagenesis methods on the protein level. The server is currently hosted at the RTWH Aachen but it can still be accessed using the old web-address here. Continue reading

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The Arginine Deiminase​: an Anticancer Protein

Arginine deiminase (ADI, EC 3.5.3.6) is an arginine-metabolizing hydrolase that catalyzes the hydrolysis of the amino acid L-arginine to form citrulline and ammonia. Continue reading

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Leaf Mines: Life in (almost) Two Dimensions

The pigmy moths of the family Nepticulidae are the smallest Lepidoptera. Continue reading

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COMPUTER SIMULATIONS STUDIES OF PROTEINS IN ORGANIC SOLVENTS AND COSOLVENTS: A SIMPLE DATABASE

SIMPROS_LOGO

SIMPROS is a simple hypertextual database that provides a list of proteins that have been studied using molecular dynamics simulations in non-aqueous solvents. Continue reading

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