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Designer cells: artificial enzyme can activate a gene switch

06/06/2018

Image: Schematic representation of the artificial enzyme that activates gene switches; Copyright: Universität Basel, Yasunori Okamoto

Artificial metalloenzyme penetrates a mammalian cell, where it accelerates the release of a hormone. This activates a gene switch which then leads to the production of a fluorescent indicator protein