XNA Activity | GenomeWeb

XNA Activity

Xeno-nucleic acids, or XNAs, can act as catalysts, report researchers led by MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology's Philipp Holliger in Nature this week. They've dubbed these synthetic catalysts XNAzymes.

He and his colleagues reported in Science in 2012 on their development of six XNAs not found in nature that could store genetic information.

Get the full story

This story is free
for registered users

Registering provides access to this and other free content.

Register now.

Already have an account?
Login Now.

In PNAS this week: variation patterns in wheat lines, regulatory variation in Capsella grandiflora, and more.

A Rockefeller University researcher is using edited ants to explore complex biological systems, the New York Times writes.

There's a heritable aspect to how much time people spend online, the Los Angeles Times reports.

Stat News reports that Joseph Gulfo is another contender for FDA commissioner.