Living cells as test tubes

July 24th, 2020 by Roshan Mammen Regy

Nature Chemical Biology, Published online: 24 July 2020; doi:10.1038/s41589-020-0615-9

Thermodynamic principles are used to map the phase behavior of a tunable protein-binding system under crowded cellular conditions. This study marks a substantial step forward in relating molecular interactions to material properties and cellular processes involving protein self-assembly.