Research report 2012 - Max Planck Institute for Dynamics of Complex Technical Systems

Molecular complexity in chemistry and biology

Stein, Matthias
MPG-Forschungsgruppe: Molecular Simulations and Design Group
Operations in chemistry and biology are based on complex interactions between molecules. The biological and chemical generation of hydrogen, one of the energy carriers of the future, by enzymes or catalysts at ambient temperature was investigated by applying various computational approaches. Nature-inspired chemical systems are necessary in order to reveal details of the enzymatic system. In molecular systems biology, the focus and the way of investigations shift and enable the understanding of interactions and kinetics of proteins in networks.

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