Ancient enzyme morphed shape to carry out new functions in humans

A human enzyme has changed little from its days as a bacterial enzyme, new research reveals. In fact, the enzyme appears to be unique in its ability to change its shape—and its job in cells—without overhauling its basic architecture….

A human enzyme has changed little from its days as a bacterial enzyme, new research reveals. In fact, the enzyme appears to be unique in its ability to change its shape—and its job in cells—without overhauling its basic architecture….