Monthly Archives: May 2018
Kottur J, Nair DT. Pyrophosphate hydrolysis is an intrinsic and critical stepof the DNA synthesis reaction. Nucleic Acids Res. 2018 May 30 DNA synthesis by DNA polymerases (dPols) is central to duplication and maintenance of the genome in all living organisms. dPols catalyze the formation of a phosphodiester bond between the incoming deoxynucleoside triphosphate and […]Read more
Dimerization through the RING-Finger Domain Attenuates Excision Activity of the piggyBac Transposase.
Transposons are mobile genetic elements and their movement give rise to changes in the genome. These elements were discovered by Barbara McClintock and she was awarded the Nobel Prize for this discovery in 1983. The transposons usually code for enzymes known as transposases which are responsible for the movement of these mobile genetic elements. The […]Read more
00In their native form nanocarbon materials are insoluble in most common solvents, including water. This has been the biggest limitation in their use. A way has now been found around this problem. This is done by functionalization/ derivatization generating multiple polar carboxylic acid groups on their surface. This renders them water soluble and provides sites […]Read more