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chemical visualization of a G-quadruplex
Strange DNA Structures Linked to Cancer
A study reveals a connection between the loss of enzymes responsible for removing methyl groups from DNA, nucleic acid knots, and cancer development in mice.
Strange DNA Structures Linked to Cancer
Strange DNA Structures Linked to Cancer

A study reveals a connection between the loss of enzymes responsible for removing methyl groups from DNA, nucleic acid knots, and cancer development in mice.

A study reveals a connection between the loss of enzymes responsible for removing methyl groups from DNA, nucleic acid knots, and cancer development in mice.

G-quadruplexes
RNA Sequences Don’t Predict In Vivo Transcript Structure
Catherine Offord | Jan 1, 2017 | 3 min read
Eukaryotes prevent secondary RNA structures called G-quadruplexes, commonly observed in vitro, from forming in the cell. 
Infographic: Keeping RNA Structures in Line
Catherine Offord | Dec 31, 2016 | 1 min read
Scientists find fewer RNA G-quadruplexes in vivo than in vitro.
Characterizing DNA Quadruplexes
Jef Akst | Sep 10, 2015 | 2 min read
Researchers are developing new techniques to better understand how and why knots of DNA are distributed throughout the genome.
DNA, Contortionist
Kerry Grens | Aug 1, 2012 | 2 min read
The DNA forms known as G-quadruplexes are finally discovered in human cells.
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