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Wednesday, February 2, 2000
By Kathryn Bender, Star-Bulletin
Randy Larsen and Maqsudul Alam, right, explain their
discovery by using a balloon and box, which represent
protein that live in bacteria. The balloon is the sensing
domain which senses oxygen, and the box is the
signaling domain -- in effect, a transmitter -- telling
the bacteria where to move for the best living conditions.
The researchers identified a new class of myoglobin-like
proteins in the most primitive form of life.
UH find may
lead to origin of life
Manoa profs find new
protein that is a 'gold mine'
for evolution studies
Who's on the team
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