Scientists Clone SARS-CoV-2 Genome with Quick Yeast-Based Method
Scientists Clone SARS-CoV-2 Genome with Quick Yeast-Based Method
The use of yeast artificial chromosomes has enabled the rapid genetic reconstruction of the novel coronavirus.
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Scientists Clone SARS-CoV-2 Genome with Quick Yeast-Based Method
Scientists Clone SARS-CoV-2 Genome with Quick Yeast-Based Method

The use of yeast artificial chromosomes has enabled the rapid genetic reconstruction of the novel coronavirus.

The use of yeast artificial chromosomes has enabled the rapid genetic reconstruction of the novel coronavirus.

ABOVE: © ISTOCK,DR_MICROBE

genetic manipulation

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C. elegans Healthier Without Longevity Gene
Chia-Yi Hou | Jul 17, 2019
Worms with the reproduction-related TCER-1 gene deleted could fight off infection for longer and survived better when exposed to heat and radiation.
Image of the Day: Mouse Tails
Carolyn Wilke | Jan 24, 2019
Genetic mutations create lab mice with unusually long and short tails.
Speaking of Science
The Scientist Staff | Jun 1, 2015
June 2015's selection of notable quotes
Why Mice Like Massages
Edyta Zielinska | Feb 1, 2013
Researchers pinpoint a gene marker for neurons sensitive to gentle touch such as grooming.
Speaking of Science
The Scientist Staff | Feb 1, 2013
February 2013's selection of notable quotes
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Will GM Insects Help Stop Disease?
Sabrina Richards | Jan 21, 2013
A variety of genetic strategies to counter insect-borne diseases are close to maturity.
American Chestnut to Rise Again
Dan Cossins | Oct 4, 2012
The American chestnut tree, almost wiped out by a fungus from Asia, could soon be resurrected in blight-resistant form.
Who Are We Really?
Kieran Oâ??Doherty, Kieran Oâ??Doherty | Mar 1, 2012
Manipulating the human microbiome has ethical implications.