Sweet protein life

Some proteins survive boiling,

Some enzymes live happily ever after

The long drop freezing,

Some peptides bind like a child to a mum,

Tight.

I will be a curly lysozyme today,

Hard working and efficient,

Yet sweet to taste.

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Hunting and chasing in the lab

Science and life in the lab
Proceed by steps and jumps
Hunting and chasing
Unnoticed Connections and timid molecules.
Each day writes a paragraph
And each manuscript a chapter
To your autobiography of science.
Each phase of your life is reflected
In a discovery and a struggle
You soon forget even if it steers your life and career.
You will write it
One day
Your personal biography in science
Of when an uncontrolled temperature
Took you a new protein
And when that old enzyme
Played a new trick.