The Humpty Dumpty Dilemma

Chemical Biologist Neil Kelleher: Measuring Proteins


Neil Kelleher Weighs in on Proteins

Chemical biologist Kelleher wants to find better ways to measure proteins.

Proteins

Question:

What is the unit of mass used to measure proteins?


Answer: Dalton


Gene-to-Protein Process


The Humpty Dumpty Method


The Humpty Dumpty Method
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Kelleher's Top Down Method


A Challenging Course


Chemistry: A German Revolution


Developments Resulting From Organic Chemistry

One result of organic chemistry: synthetic dyes used to color fabrics and other textiles


Research Applications

In what ways might Kelleher's method be used to explore questions about health and disease?