News tagged with repair

Researchers look for life's (lower) limits

When energy and nutrients abound, a bacterium will repair itself while synthesizing new parts to create a twin and then split, all as quickly as conditions allow. But if resources shrink, so does growth rate. The cell responds ...

dateFeb 06, 2017 in Cell & Microbiology
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How breaks in DNA are repaired

A team of researchers from the biology department at TU Darmstadt has discovered that the processes for repairing DNA damage are far more complex than previously assumed. The ends of breaks in the double helix are not just ...

dateFeb 02, 2017 in Cell & Microbiology
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A new path to fixing genes in living organisms

A unique gene-editing method that efficiently inserts DNA into genes located in dividing and non-dividing cells of living rats has been developed by a team of international researchers, including scientists from KAUST.

dateJan 30, 2017 in Biotechnology
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