2018 Nobel Prize Laureates in Chemistry: Frances Arnold, George Smith, and Sir Gregory Winter

 
PIIS0032874X0003494-2-1
DOI10.31857/S0032874X0003494-2
Publication type Article
Status Published
Authors
Affiliation:
Novosibirsk State University
Institute of Chemical Biology and Fundamental Medicine, Siberian Branch of RAS
Address: Novosibirsk, Russia
Affiliation: Novosibirsk State University
Address: Novosibirsk, Russia
Journal namePriroda
EditionIssue №12
Pages74-82
Abstract

The 2018 Nobel Prize in Chemistry was awarded for discoveries in the field of protein design, which importance is difficult to overestimate these days. Dozens of different “designer” antibodies are used in medicine today, which were created on the basis of the methods developed by Frances H.Arnold, George P.Smith, and Sir Gregory P.Winter.

KeywordsNobel Prize, biocatalysis, molecular recognition, protein design, phage display, directed evolution of enzymes
Received14.01.2019
Publication date14.01.2019
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