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DNA’s Coding Power Doubled
DNA’s Coding Power Doubled
All life on Earth uses a genetic code based on four nucleotides. Now, scientists have created one with eight.
DNA’s Coding Power Doubled
DNA’s Coding Power Doubled

All life on Earth uses a genetic code based on four nucleotides. Now, scientists have created one with eight.

All life on Earth uses a genetic code based on four nucleotides. Now, scientists have created one with eight.

artificial base pair
Six-Letter DNA Alphabet Produces Proteins in Cells
Ruth Williams | Nov 29, 2017 | 4 min read
Transcription and translation of DNA containing synthetic base pairs becomes a reality in living cells.
More Lab-Made Nucleotides
Kerry Grens | Jun 8, 2015 | 2 min read
Artificial bases that act like the real deal can be designed to bind specifically to tumor cells.
Unnatural Base Pair Replication
Sabrina Richards | Jun 6, 2012 | 3 min read
New crystallography images show that artificial DNA bases take on a surprisingly normal geometry when bound by polymerase.
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