News tagged with chromosome doubling

Single-DNA images give clues to breast cancer

For the first time, researchers at the University of California, Davis, have watched single strands of DNA being prepped for repair. The research, published this week in the journal Nature, has implications for understanding the or ...

Oct 29, 2012
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Scientists show how men amp up their X chromosome

What makes a man? His clothes? His car? His choice of scotch? The real answer, says Brown University biologist Erica Larschan, is the newly understood activity of a protein complex that, like a genetic power tool, gives enzymes ...

Mar 02, 2011
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DNA and the 'magic rings' trick

(PhysOrg.com) -- A new study from UC Davis shows how, like a conjuring trick with interlocking rings, two interlocked pieces of DNA are separated after DNA is copied or repaired. The finding was published online Oct. 10 in ...

Oct 11, 2010
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