Fix for 3-billion-year-old genetic error could dramatically improve genetic sequencing

Posted by on June 23, 2016 7:01 pm
Categories: Science

Researchers found a fix for a 3-billion-year-old glitch in one of the major carriers of information needed for life, RNA, which until now produced errors when making copies of genetic information. The discovery will increase precision in genetic research and could dramatically improve medicine based on a person’s genetic makeup.

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