Primordial Emergence of a Nucleic Acid-Binding Protein via Phase Separation and Statistical Ornithine-To-Arginine Conversion

Authors Liam M Longo, Dragana Despotović, Orit Weil-Ktorza, Matthew J Walker, Jagoda Jabłońska, Yael Fridmann-Sirkis, Gabriele Varani, Norman Metanis, Dan S Tawfik
DetailsLiam M Longo et al; Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A; 2020;
DOI10.1073/pnas.2001989117
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It’s cool that the authors think “function evolved from phase separation” of the most primal biomolecules.