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Quantum based protein folding, prototype

Where I can read about protein folding on quantum computer (Qiskit will be ideal variant) with simple examples? Thanks
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Extrapolation of CRISPR

Can quantum computing do a simple simulated extrapolation of CRISPR (clustered regularly interspaced short palindromic repeats) projects using a limited number of variables? I mean something like ...
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Resources for quantum biology

Are there any books, courses, tutorials, etc. for studying quantum biology? Preferably they provide some introduction/primer on the relevant quantum aspects of the quantum biological systems being ...
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Does the quantum coherence in the FMO complex have any significance to quantum computing (on a biological substrate)?

The quantum effects of the FMO complex (photosynthetic light harvesting complex found in green sulfur bacteria) have been well studied as well as the quantum effects in other photosynthetic systems. ...
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Can biological quantum processes be used to guide optimized quantum algorithms?

My question is a continuation from the previous question:Is Quantum Biocomputing ahead of us?. Considering that there exist many biological processes with a quantum nature present (Photosynthesis, ...
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Quantum simulation of environment-assisted quantum walks in photosynthetic energy transfer

This question is related to Can the theory of quantum computation assist in the miniaturization of transistors? and Is Quantum Biocomputing ahead of us? About 10 years ago, several papers discussed ...