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RNA Sequences Don’t Predict In Vivo Transcript Structure

By Catherine Offord | January 1, 2017

Eukaryotes prevent secondary RNA structures called G-quadruplexes, commonly observed in vitro, from forming in the cell. 

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image: Infographic: Keeping RNA Structures in Line

Infographic: Keeping RNA Structures in Line

By Catherine Offord | January 1, 2017

Scientists find fewer RNA G-quadruplexes in vivo than in vitro.

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Characterizing DNA Quadruplexes

By Jef Akst | September 10, 2015

Researchers are developing new techniques to better understand how and why knots of DNA are distributed throughout the genome.

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DNA, Contortionist

By Kerry Grens | August 1, 2012

The DNA forms known as G-quadruplexes are finally discovered in human cells.

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