Tagged: genome structure

Sunday video: tackling Tuberculosis and biophysics - Code for life

Grant Jacobs Aug 25, 2013

This free-wheeling discussion between Science Alert’s Fiona McDonald and Vic Arcus (University of Waikato) and Greg Cook (University of Otago), with questions from the on-line audience, might give readers some a feel for the time and some of the factors involved in tackling a drug targeting effort, in this case for tuberculosis. It also offers … Read More

Coiling bacterial DNA - Code for life

Grant Jacobs Aug 24, 2010

A chain of proteins hold bacterial DNA in a compacted spiral. You and I are eukaryotes. Our cells have nuclei, repositories that contain our DNA and the proteins that read them to produce an RNA copy of them. [caption id="attachment_3694" align="alignleft" width="300"] HeLa cells* stained for DNA (Source: Wikimedia Commons.)[/caption] In earlier … Read More