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The presence of similar light-emitting enzymes in the distantly related organisms lends new insight into bioluminescence evolution.

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Genetically engineered commensal bacteria help researchers detect cancer metastases in mouse livers.

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Drug Mechanism Questioned

By | June 25, 2013

A study fails to confirm that the small molecule PTC124, in development for multiple genetic disorders, aids in read-through of premature stop codons.

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