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3D structures of almost 200 million proteins have finally been predicted

Sky News

Friday 29 July 2022 15:26, UK

The artificial intelligence company DeepMind has announced a major medical scientific breakthrough in determining the structures of almost 200 million proteins.

Proteins are not two dimensional molecules, but have chemical properties that are determined by their three-dimensional shape — but figuring out these shapes is an intensive process.