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A Photosynthetic Engine for Artificial Cells

News   May 30, 2018 | Original story by Leah Burrows, Harvard John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences

 
A Photosynthetic Engine for Artificial Cells

A membrane (red outer boundary) encapsulates actin (white lines), the protein building blocks of the cytoskeleton and tissues. The actin was polymerized by coupling ATP synthesis with artificial organelles (green dots) inside the membrane. Credit: Image courtesy of the Disease Biophysics Group/Harvard University

 
 
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