Volume 567 Issue 7748



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News & Views

Enzymes trapped and zapped for use outside cells p.317

Many enzymes cooperate with other proteins and small molecules to function. A strategy that mimics the confinement of such cooperative partners in cells might allow these enzymes to be used in applications outside biological systems.

doi: 10.1038/d41586-019-00761-2

The influence of a single neuron on its network p.320

The contribution of a single neuron to brain function might seem negligible. But a map of the influence of single neurons reveals a complex pattern that prevents redundancy and enables clear messaging.

doi: 10.1038/d41586-019-00687-9