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Ribosome recycling as a drug target

Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich researchers have elucidated a mechanism that recycles bacterial ribosomes stalled on messenger RNAs that lack termination codons. The protein involved provides a potential target for ...

dateDec 05, 2016 in Cell & Microbiology
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Team makes progress in RNA research

Pathogenic bacteria use small RNA molecules to adapt to their environment. Infection researchers from Würzburg have now pinpointed a protein involved in regulating the activity of these molecules.

dateOct 17, 2016 in Cell & Microbiology
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Researchers develop new ligase for biomedical use

Ligases are enzymes that serve critical functions in cells, helping to fuse together broken strands of DNA and RNA. These enzymes are also important bioengineering tools, useful in genetic sequencing, mutation detection and ...

dateOct 11, 2016 in Biochemistry
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