Chromosomes

Extra Chromosomes in Cancers can be Good or Bad

Cold Spring Harbor, NY — Cancer cells are notorious for their genetic disarray. A tumour cell can contain an abundance of DNA mutations and most have the wrong number of chromosomes. A missing or extra...

Ring-Shaped Protein Complex Wrangles DNA

Biological physicists at Rice University have a new cellular mechanics theory that rings true. The Rice lab of José Onuchic has determined the structure of the condensin protein complex. The work...

How Satellite RNA Leads to Cancer

La Jolla, CA — Only some of us have satellite TV in our homes, but all of us have satellite DNA in cells in our bodies. Working copies of satellite DNA (called satellite RNAs) are high in certain types...

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