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Protein Domain Fusion

  1. Ivan Sadowski

Published Online: 19 APR 2001

DOI: 10.1038/npg.els.0000977



How to Cite

Sadowski, I. 2001. Protein Domain Fusion. eLS. .

Author Information

  1. University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 19 APR 2001


Proteins are composed of multiple functional and structural domains. Using recombinant DNA techniques, it is possible to create chimaeric proteins with novel functions for research or biotechnology purposes, and for the development of novel therapies.


  • recombinant DNA;
  • fusion proteins;
  • protein domains;
  • chimaeric proteins;
  • purification