Tag Archives: rna

Spliced and diced RNA

Biomolecular NMR experts in Germany have discovered how the U2AF protein facilitates the process of splicing used by cells to make the correct template for RNA transcription and the subsequent expression of proteins. More on this in my column on …

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Potato genome sequenced by international team

Potato genome sequenced by international team – An international team has uncovered the full DNA sequence of the potato for the first time, the journal Nature reports. Chemist and writer Robert Slinn gives us his Slinn Pickings from the world …

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Efficient enzyme-free copying of all four nucleobases templated by immobilized RNA

Efficient enzyme-free copying of all four nucleobases templated by immobilized RNA – Efficient enzyme-free copying of all four nucleobases templated by immobilized RNA. Chemist and writer Robert Slinn gives us his Slinn Pickings from the world of chemistry.

Slinn Pickings – chemistry news

UW-Madison chemists devise better way to prepare workhorse molecules – Writing in the current online issue (June 9) of the journal Science, a team led by University of Wisconsin-Madison chemistry Professor Shannon Stahl reports a new, environmentally friendly way to …

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Six Slinn Picks – chemical news

Team solves decades-old molecular mystery linked to blood clotting – Researchers report that they are the first to describe in atomic detail a chemical interaction that is vital to blood clotting. Hard x-rays to watch chemical reactions – Chemists can …

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Six Slinn Picks – chemical news

Electron confounds predictions and remains stubbornly spherical – UK scientists have made the most accurate measurements to date of the shape of the electron and found – contrary to predictions that it would be aspherical – that it remains round. …

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