C-GEM Seed Investigator Omer Ad talks about new building blocks for C-GEM polymers.

Our fourth podcast features C-GEM Seed Investigator Omer Ad discussing recent research demonstrating the ribosomal translation of benzoic acids including aramid precursors and malonyl substrates. This interview was recorded on the August 1, 2019.

You can read Omer’s open-access paper at ACS Central Science:

Ad, O., Hoffman, K. S., Cairns, A. G., Featherston, A. L., Miller, S. J., Söll, D., & Schepartz, A. (2019). “Translation of Diverse Aramid- and 1,3-Dicarbonyl-peptides by Wild Type Ribosomes in Vitro”. ACS Central Science, 5(7), 1289–1294.

This episode is also available in Apple Podcasts.

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