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December 6th, 2006

Researchers Map the Route of DNA Unfolding Sequence

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Researchers from Canada's National Institute for Nanotechnology and Stanford University have developed a technique to measure the route a biological molecule takes during the formation of its three dimensional structure. Using laser optical tweezers, they have made precise measurements of the folding process of a DNA strand which they interpreted to map out the energies that govern the route taken during the folding process. The findings are described in the November 10 edition of Science.

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