protein engineering(redirected from Engineering proteins)
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protein engineering[′prō‚tēn ‚en·jə′nir·iŋ]
(cell and molecular biology)
The design and construction of new proteins or enzymes with novel or desired functions by modifying amino acid sequences by using recombinant deoxyribonucleic acid technology.
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