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Biological Chemistry

Lung cancer. Image: Lange 123 on Wikimedia commons
20.03.2013

Activity levels of a second DNA repair mechanism improve prediction of lung cancer risk

Programmed Destruction
18.03.2013

Results showing the same signaling enzymes can trigger two different...

(l-r) Dr. Tuval Ben Yehezkel, Prof. Ehud Shapiro and Tamir Biezuner
14.02.2013

Programmable devices made of biological molecules can identify exact DNA sequences in living cells

Bringing Down Barriers
14.02.2013

An unusual protein sequence may help drugs cross the brain-blood barrier

NOR logic gate. If two transcriptionfactors are missing, green light is emitted
07.02.2013

A biological device made of DNA inserted into a bacterial cell works like a...

(l-r) Osnat Tirosh, Nir Fluman and Prof. Eitan Bibi
29.11.2012

Scientists reveal one of bacteria’s secret weapons against antibiotics

 Prof. Dan Tawfik, Dr. Mikael Elias, Korina Goldin and Alon Wellner
18.11.2012

How do bacteria cope with toxins that resemble nutrients?

Prof. Rivka Dikstein
18.11.2012

A newly discovered protein may present a suitably narrow target for cancer treatments

Rejecting Arsenate
22.10.2012

Institute scientists reveal how bacteria living in toxic environments identify and expel the poison

 

Inherited expression levels of the resistance gene (green) and the native gene (red), shown in the stomachs of unchallenged larva (left), challenged larva (center) and unchallenged larval offspring of challenged larvae, eight generations later (right)
01.08.2012

Can a genetic response to a short-term threat be inherited over the long term?

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