Four-stranded DNA is formed and unfolded, researchers show

Posted by on May 16, 2016 12:34 pm
Categories: health

Specific DNA sequences that are rich in the DNA building block guanine in the yeast species, Schizosaccharomyces pombe, can form four-stranded DNA. In a study, researchers also show that the motor protein Pfh1 can unfold these DNA structures and thus contribute to maintaining an intact genome.

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