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Apparently frustration is a thing in protein folding, and natural proteins would not be good for much without it:

Working proteins make good use of frustration

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Mostly harmless...

Just because it leads you to things like "Floating magnetic microrobots for fiber functionalization" doesn't mean it's bad.

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Does it means

that it"s the "unideal" part of a protein that could explain it's function ?


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