Treating Fragile X

August 8, 2023 | | Posted in Newsletter

A treatment approach for Fragile X Syndrome
“The FMR1 (fragile X messenger ribonucleoprotein 1) gene promotor contains an average of 30 [MORE]

Magnetic Tweezers for Examining DNA Repair

May 2, 2023 | | Posted in Newsletter

APLF and long non-coding RNA NIHCOLE promote stable DNA synapsis in non-homologous end joining
“Here, we [the National Biotechnology Center of [MORE]

Gene Therapy for Rare Form of SCID

March 7, 2023 | | Posted in Newsletter

Lentiviral Gene Therapy for Artemis-Deficient SCID
“The DNA-repair enzyme Artemis is essential for rearrangement of T- and B-cell receptors. Mutations in [MORE]

Bigger Cargo Carriers for Gene Therapy

October 11, 2022 | | Posted in Newsletter

Gene therapy delivered via  a high-capacity baculovirus
“Here we [University of Bristol, UK] exploit the unmatched heterologous DNA cargo capacity of [MORE]

How Single Molecule Taq Polymerase Works

May 24, 2022 | | Posted in Newsletter

Single-molecule Taq DNA polymerase dynamics
Biochemists at University of California-Irvine report “single-walled carbon nanotube transistors recorded the motions of Taq molecules [MORE]

Proteomics of DNA Repair

January 26, 2016 | | Posted in Newsletter

DNA Break
Last year’s Nobel Prize in Chemistry went to three scientists for their work in discovering how DNA repair mechanisms [MORE]