Latest European Molecular Biology Laboratory Stories
A team of geneticists and computational biologists in the UK today reveal how an ancient mechanism is involved in gene control and continues to drive genome evolution.
As an embryo develops, different genes are turned on in different cells, to form muscles, neurons and other bodily parts.
An international consortium of pharmaceutical companies, public and commercial data providers and academic groups has agreed on a new standard for describing the effect of a compound on a biological entity.
When an egg cell is being formed, the cellular machinery which separates chromosomes is extremely imprecise at fishing them out of the cell's interior.
Gardeners know that some trees require regular pruning: some of their branches have to be cut so that others can grow stronger.
As any rock-climber knows, trailing a long length of rope behind you is not easy.
The human digestive system, a hotbed of living bacteria, comes in three variations just as distinct as variations in blood type.
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Scientists at the European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL) in Heidelberg, Germany, have developed a new method which enables researchers to label any protein of their choice with any of a wide variety of previously available compounds, in living cells, by introducing a single reactive artificial amino acid.
Scientists at the European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL) in Heidelberg, Germany, have developed a new method for studying gene regulation, by employing a jumping gene as an informant.
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