Surprise: Transport proteins evolved long before their compounds emerged

The scientists investigated how transport proteins evolved along with the emergence of new defense compounds. The research goal was to understand how transport proteins acquire the ability to move new toxic compounds — and what comes first in the evolution: the transport protein’s ability to move a defense compound or the compound?

https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2017-03/fos—stp030917.php

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