Properties unique to macromolecules often allow them to engage and modulate disease-relevant receptors that largely evade traditional (small molecule) therapeutics. Additionally, macromolecules can be engineered or evolved for catalysis, and can be used in high-throuhgput reaction discovery schemes. Researchers in the McNaughton lab dovetail macromolecular evolution, engineering, and high-throughput screening with molecular biology, cell biology, and chemical-based approaches to develop new macromolecules with designer function.
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