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2012-12-12 05:00:57

Dr. Michelle Wang joins Fairfield CT dentist, Dr. Salvatore Pizzino at his local dental practice. Fairfield, CT. (PRWEB) December 11, 2012 Salvatore Pizzino, D.D.S., a Fairfield CT dental practitioner, is joined by Michelle Wang D.D.S in providing quality dental services. The Fairfield CT dentist´s office is excited to have Dr. Wang as the newest addition to the Southport Family Dental Team. Dr. Wang states, "I am so grateful to have found such a wonderful place and a group of people...

2011-09-19 07:54:41

With an eye toward understanding DNA replication, Cornell researchers have learned how a helicase enzyme works to actually unzip the two strands of DNA. (Nature, online Sept. 18, 2011.) At the heart of many metabolic processes, including DNA replication, are enzymes called helicases. Acting like motors, these proteins travel along one side of double-stranded DNA, prompting the strands to "zip" apart. What had been a mystery was the exact mechanics of this vital biological process...

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2009-01-29 11:22:34

Anyone who has ever battled a stuck zipper knows it's a good idea to see what's stuck, where and how badly -- and then to pull hard. A Cornell research team's experiments involve the "unzipping" of single DNA molecules. By mapping the hiccups, stoppages and forces along the way, they have gained new insight into how genes are packed and expressed within cells. The research, published online Jan. 11 in Nature Structural and Molecular Biology (doi: 10.1038/nsmb.1526), was led by Michelle Wang,...


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  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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