Origins of DNA folding suggested in archaea

10:00 EDT 10 Aug 2017 | Physorg.COM

In the cells of palm trees, humans, and some single-celled microorganisms, DNA gets bent the same way. Now, by studying the 3-D structure of proteins bound to DNA in microbes called Archaea, University of Colorado Boulder and Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) researchers have turned up surprising similarities to DNA packing in more complicated organisms.

Original Article: Origins of DNA folding suggested in archaea


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