I've always thought that the majority of the "work" in a cell is protein production, until I read the following. The Wikipedia article on the central dogma of molecular biology states this: 80% ...
Your lab works on an organism isolated from radioactive waste. However, you show that 3 very similar, but not quite identical, ssu-rRNA sequences can be amplified from the culture even though it is ...
Here is what I know so far: Multiple copies are present in prokaryotes, but according to a paper by Lukjancenko el al. it is enough to select the most similar ones. There are stem regions in the ...