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ICR Researchers use Cryo-Electron Microscopy to zoom in on DNA code being read in cells

At the ICR we’ve uncovered one of the most fundamental processes occurring in cells using state of the art cryo-electron microscopes. Our pioneering research published in Nature has zoomed in on a molecular machine called RNA polymerase III, catching it in the initial stages of transcription, which is the reading and decoding of the genetic […]

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What happens when your DNA is damaged? – Monica Menesini

The DNA in just one of your cells gets damaged tens of thousands of times per day. Multiply that by your body’s hundred trillion or so cells, and you’ve got a quintillion DNA errors everyday. And because DNA provides the blueprint for the proteins your cells need to function, damage causes serious problems, such as […]

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Genetic counselling and testing

(gentle instrumental music) – The Cancer Australia Statement, Influencing Best Practice in Breast Cancer provides the evidence to support effective patient-centered cancer care and improve cancer outcomes. The Statement is based on the best available evidence supported by expert clinical and consumer advice. – Every year in Australia, a small proportion are diagnosed with breast […]

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