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Biochemists Build Largest Synthetic Molecular Cage Ever

Biochemists Build Largest Synthetic Molecular "Cage" Ever

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Biochemists at UCLA have been working to develop a ‘cage-like’ structure made of proteins to deliver materials into cells, and on Monday, the scientists announced they have successfully...

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megalophonous
  • Having a loud voice; vociferous; clamorous.
  • Of grand or imposing sound.
The word 'megalophonous' comes from Greek roots meaning 'big' and 'sound'.