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Supercoil me! The art of knotted DNA maintenance: Supercoiling can keep DNA knots locked in place for long enough that they can be untied by specialised enzymes, a new study says

Locking DNA knots in place thanks to DNA propensity to be supercoiled. A new study suggests that is one of the mechanisms that could be harnessed by the cellular machinery to deal with those accidental entanglements that can compromise DNA functionality.

Supercoil me! The art of knotted DNA maintenance: Supercoiling can keep DNA knots locked in place for long enough that they can be untied by specialised enzymes, a new study sayswww.sciencedaily.com

Locking DNA knots in place thanks to DNA propensity to be supercoiled. A new study suggests that is one of the mechanisms that could be harnessed by the cellular machinery to deal with those accidental entanglements that can compromise DNA functionality.

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