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Scientists develop novel DNA logic circuits

Based on the complementary base pairing rules, a variety of complex secondary structures can be designed and assembled to develop DNA molecular devices with specific functions which play an important role in diverse research fields.

Jul 12th, 2021

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Manufacturing the core engine of cell division

Scientists are now able to fully reconstitute the engine of the mitosis machinery, called kinetochore. Being able to model a functioning kinetochore is the first step towards the making of artificial chromosomes, that may one day be used to restore missing functions in cells.

Jul 1st, 2021

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Breakthrough for tracking RNA with fluorescence

Researchers have succeeded in developing a method to label mRNA molecules, and thereby follow, in real time, their path through cells, using a microscope - without affecting their properties or subsequent activity. The breakthrough could be of great importance in facilitating the development of new RNA-based medicines.

Jun 30th, 2021

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