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News Archive 2018

Higher order from high disorder

Higher order from high disorder

Katherine Stott and colleagues have published a new paper in PNAS that offers insight into the mechanism of DNA condensation and decondensation in eukaryotic cells.

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Andras Solt wins Glover Research Award

Andras Solt wins Glover Research Award

Congratulations to Andras Solt on winning the Department’s Glover Research Award for the 2018-2019 academic year.

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Second Year Postgraduate Poster Sessions 2018

Second Year Postgraduate Poster Sessions 2018

The Department of Biochemistry's annual Second Year Postgraduate Poster Sessions were held on Wednesday 19th and Thursday 20th September.

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Reading the DNA book without opening it

Reading the DNA book without opening it

The Taipale Group and their collaborators have published a paper in Nature that identifies five mechanisms by which proteins can read genetic information from the tightly packaged form of DNA found inside human cells.

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Evolutionary repurposing of a promiscuous enzyme

Evolutionary repurposing of a promiscuous enzyme

The Hollfelder and Hyvönen labs have published a detailed molecular description of the chemistry at play during the evolution of a new function.

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Surface representation of the HOXB13 transcription factor binding DNA.

Credit: Ekaterina Morgunova, Karolinska Institute