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Video 15: Thomas Sakmar, clip 2

Thomas Sakmar is a professor at Rockefeller University. His lab works on the role of several proteins involved in photochemistry, specifically how protein structure is related to function. Dr. Sakmar has a personal interest in the work done by Phoebus Levene.
dna and rna, sakmar, protein structure, levene, photochemistry, personal interest, proteins, distinction
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