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Dependency can be an evolutionary advantage

It has been known for quite some time that genetically modified bacteria, which have lost their ability to produce certain amino acids and retrieve these nutrients from their environment grow better than bacteria, which produce ...

dateNov 07, 2016 in Cell & Microbiology
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Gene regulation: Shaping up to make the cut

Before RNA copies of genes can program the synthesis of proteins, the non-coding regions are removed by the spliceosome. Munich researchers report that distinct conformations of a member of this molecular complex play a vital ...

dateNov 03, 2016 in Cell & Microbiology
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