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Polymeric peptide pigments with sequence-encoded properties

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Science  09 Jun 2017:
Vol. 356, Issue 6342, pp. 1064-1068
DOI: 10.1126/science.aal5005

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    • Vivek Natarajan, Scientist, CSIR-Institute of Genomics and Integrative Biology

    While this is an interesting study, I am surprised that the authors and reviewers seem to have missed an important prior art in this area. I guess the very essence of science is acknowledging the known as much it is a quest for the unknown.
    http://pubs.acs.org/doi/abs/10.1021/acs.biomac.6b00740

    Competing Interests: I have an interest in peptide melanins and their applications