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Rooting the bacterial tree of life

Credit: The University of Queensland Scientists now better understand early bacterial evolution, thanks to new research featuring University of Queensland researchers. Bacteria comprise a very diverse domain of single-celled…

Stop the genetic presses!

Study describes new mechanism for terminating transcription of DNA into RNA in bacteriaCredit: Babitzke Laboratory and Dani Zemba, Penn State The protein, known as NusG, pauses the transcription machinery at specific DNA sequences…

Winning gene combination takes all

Credit: Image supplied by researchers in the Osbourn laboratory at the John Innes Centre Researchers have traced the remaining last steps of the biological pathway that gives oats resistance to the deadly crop disease take-all. The…