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  • riboswitch

    Workings of bacterial RNA riboswitch laid bare


    Researchers have revealed, using a combination of biochemistry, structural biology and computational modeling, how a particular riboswitch regulates its own synthesis, offering a new target for antibiotics.

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    CRISPR self-destruct protein may yield new tests for many viruses


    A recently discovered protein has been found to act as a kind of multipurpose self-destruct system for bacteria, capable of degrading single-stranded RNA, single-stranded DNA and double-stranded DNA and holding potential for the development of at-home diagnostic tests for a wide range of infectious diseases.