Where once were black boxes, a new statistical tool illuminates
Published Date: 6/22/2022
Source: phys.org
Researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have developed a new statistical tool that they have used to predict protein function. Not only could it help with the difficult job of altering proteins in practically useful ways, but it also works by methods that are fully interpretable—an advantage over the conventional artificial intelligence (AI) that has aided with protein engineering in the past.