Molecular Biology
Wednesday 20 September, 2017

3D Maps Find Loops in Human Genome

DNA loop

Researchers, including one of Indian origin, have assembled the first high-resolution, 3D maps of entire folded genomes,  More...

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By BioNews On Monday, November 12th, 2012

Scientists discover possible building blocks of ancient genetic systems

Scientists believe that prior to the advent of DNA as the earth’s primary genetic material,  More...

Image credit - The Australian National University
By BioNews On Sunday, October 21st, 2012

Scientists Cracked the epigenetic code

A team of researchers at The Australian National University is one step closer to better  More...

Image courtesy: Boise State University
By BioNews On Monday, October 8th, 2012

New DNA Findings Hold Potential for Cancer Treatment

Six years ago, Boise State University biology professor Greg Hampikian  More...

Phage protein crystals
By BioNews On Friday, September 28th, 2012

Research could lead to a better understanding of flesh-eating disease

Royal Society University Research Fellow Dr Edward Taylor, from the University of Lincoln’s School  More...

Methylation of histones within heterochromatin: The enzymes Prdm3 and Prdm16 attach a methyl group to histone H3. In the cell nucleus, Suv39h attaches two further methyl groups. The cell appears to require this triple methylation for heterochromatin to be stable. Credit: Art For Science
By BioNews On Tuesday, September 25th, 2012

Scientists discover mechanisms necessary for the formation of heterochromatin

To fit the two-meter long DNA molecule into a cell nucleus that is only a few thousandths of a  More...