Tuesday, September 18, 2007

Scientists reveal DNA-enzyme interaction with first ever real time footage

Why isn't this on Youtube?...

For the first time scientists have been able to film, in real-time, the nanoscale interaction of an enzyme and a DNA strand from an attacking virus. Researchers from the University of Cambridge have used a revolutionary Scanning Atomic Force Microscope in Japan to produce amazing footage of a protective enzyme unravelling the DNA of a virus trying to infect a bacterial host.

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