The genes in human mtDNA encode some essential components of the electron transport chain, as well as a set of tRNAs and ribosomal RNAs necessary for protein synthesis.
Researchers crowdsourced 10,000 images, stored them on synthetic DNA and then used them to create a portrait of Rosalind Franklin, an often overlooked star of DNA discovery.
Human metapneumovirus is a molecular mimic, sneaking past immune systems to cause cold symptoms
Images of a protein involved in creating a potent antibiotic reveal the unusual first steps of the antibiotic's synthesis.
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