ICR Researchers use Cryo-Electron Microscopy to zoom in on DNA code being read in cells

ICR Researchers led by Dr Alessandro Vannini have captured images of molecular machinery called RNA Polymerase III in the act of transcribing a gene in exquisite and unprecedented detail.

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Topics:
  • cancer
  • DNA
  • cancer cells
  • biotechnology
  • structural biology
  • proteins
  • freezing
  • electron microscopy
  • DNA damage
  • cellular biology
  • imaging
  • cell biology
  • cryo-electron microscopy
  • transcription
  • RNA polymerases
  • molecular machines

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