NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – A new approach is using an engineered peroxidase enzyme called ascorbate peroxidase, or APEX, to help label and catalog proteins within specific compartments of living cells. Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Harvard Medical School, and Broad Institute researchers presented the method in a study appearing online yesterday in Science.

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