New Layer of Genetic Information Discovered
A hidden and never before recognized layer of information in the genetic code has been uncovered by a team of scientists at UCSF, thanks to a technique developed at UCSF called ribosome profiling, which enables the measurement of gene activity inside living cells.
Smooth endoplasmic reticulum, SEM - Stock Image - C001/2562
Endoplasmic reticulum. Coloured scanning electron micrograph (SEM) of smooth endoplasmic reticulum (SER) (orange, centre left) in the cytoplasm of a kidney cell.
Biology meets geometry
Architecture imitates life, at least when it comes to those spiral ramps in multistory parking garages. Stacked and connecting parallel levels, the ramps are replications of helical structures found in a ubiquitous membrane structure in the cells of the body.
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