Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America

About the PNAS Member Editor
Name Benkovic, Stephen J.
Location The Pennsylvania State University
Primary Field Chemistry
Secondary Field Biophysics and Computational Biology
 Election Citation
Benkovic has made ingenious use of the methods of physical organic chemistry to elucidate the mechanims of group transfer catalyzed by enzymes.
 Research Interests
Chemistry related to biological systems: assembly, disassembly and activity of the T4 replisome; mechanism of action of tetrahydrofolate requiring enzymes; the importance of coupled networks in enzymic catalysis; modular design of biological catalysts; and DNA methylation systems.

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