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Scientists unravel key step in DNA replication

Crick researchers have uncovered how the double helix structure of DNA is opened to allow DNA replication. This could lead to a better understanding of how it goes wrong in diseases such as cancer.
20 Jun 2022
Written by Katherine Denyer
Research buzz
The yeast replicative helicase captured as it opens the DNA double helix.
The yeast replicative helicase captured as it opens the DNA double helix.

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