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New Details Of Biochemical Interactions Necessary For Cell Division Identified
2013-07-15 12:05:33

DOE/Brookhaven National Laboratory Building on earlier work exploring the complex choreography by which intricate cellular proteins interact with and copy DNA prior to cell division, scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy's Brookhaven National Laboratory and collaborators have captured a key step-molecular images showing how the enzyme that unwinds the DNA double helix gets drawn to and wrapped around its target. Details of the research, published in the journal Nature Structural...

2013-06-04 08:28:36

COLLEGE PARK, M.D., June 4, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- MAX Launches "Double HELIX" in Maryland's Biotechnology Corridor COLLEGE PARK, MD (June 3, 2013) - Mid-Atlantic Crossroads (MAX) announces the launch of Double HELIX (Health, Education, Life Sciences, and Internet eXchange), the new high-performance point of presence (PoP) located at the Institute for Bioscience and Biotechnology Research in Rockville, Maryland. Double HELIX offers high-speed big data transfer services through a 100...

2013-04-19 17:55:22

Scientists have revealed how a bacterial enzyme has evolved an energy-efficient method to move long distances along DNA. The findings, published in Science, present further insight into the coupling of chemical and mechanical energy by a class of enzymes called helicases, a widely-distributed group of proteins, which in human cells are implicated in some cancers. The new helicase mechanism discovered in this study, led by researchers from the University of Bristol and the Technische...

2013-04-18 23:32:55

A research team from NPL and the University of Edinburgh have invented a new way to zip and unzip DNA strands using electrochemistry. The DNA double helix has been one of the most recognizable structures in science ever since it was first described by Watson and Crick almost 60 years ago (paper published in Nature in 25 April 1953). The binding and unbinding mechanism of DNA strands is vital to natural biological processes and to the polymerase chain reactions used in biotechnology to copy...

DNA Discoverer's Letter To Be Auctioned Off
2013-03-25 05:26:50

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online A handwritten letter sent from one of the scientists responsible for discovering the structure of DNA will be auctioned off next month in New York City, according to various media reports. In the letter, which was written on March 19, 1953, British molecular biologist and biophysicist Francis Crick explains to his then-12-year-old son Michael how he and colleague James Watson were able to create a model for the genetic...

Human Genome Found To Contain Quadruple Helix DNA Strands
2013-01-21 05:09:41

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online On the 60th anniversary of the publication of the paper describing the double-helix structure of DNA, researchers from Cambridge University reportedly have proven the existence of four-stranded “quadruple helix” DNA structures within the human genome. It was in 1953 that James D. Watson and Francis Crick, also of Cambridge University, published a paper which described the interweaving structure of the double-stranded...

2012-10-01 23:00:06

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