New approach uses light to stabilize proteins for study

Graduate student Payel Mondal, left, biochemistry professor Kai Zhang and their colleagues developed a new optogenetic technique that will help scientists study protein function. Photo by L. Brian Stauffer

NOV 4, 2019 8:15 AM
ANANYA SEN

Summary
New approach uses light to stabilize proteins for study
Article Name
New approach uses light to stabilize proteins for study
Description
Researchers have developed a new technique that uses light to control the lifetime of a protein inside the cell.