• Analytical chemistry sheds light on T4 DNA replication
    T4 DNA replication has been investigated using analytical chemistry

Electrophoretic Separations

Analytical chemistry sheds light on T4 DNA replication

Dec 06 2010

Analytical chemistry conducted over the course of the past 15 years has helped to improve the understanding of the replication of T4 DNA, according to researchers.

In a Virology Journal article, scientists write that techniques including two-dimensional gel electrophoresis have looked into two methods of leading-strand synthesis which occur over the course of an infection.

The first of these is the RNA-primed synthesis that occurs immediately upon infection, while the second is driven by the invading 3'DNA end and occurs as recombination-dependent replication, or RDR.

Analytical chemistry conducted over 15 years has helped to understand both processes, the scientists write, as well as enhancing the identification of the role that recombination and replication proteins play in the RDR process.

Virology Journal is an open-access periodical which covers all aspects of virology, including vaccines and antivirals, fungal, bacterial, insect, plant, animal and human viruses, molecular disciplines and the field of biological sciences.

Digital Edition

Chromatography Today - Buyers' Guide 2022

October 2023

In This Edition Modern & Practical Applications - Accelerating ADC Development with Mass Spectrometry - Implementing High-Resolution Ion Mobility into Peptide Mapping Workflows Chromatogr...

View all digital editions

Events

MSB 2024

May 19 2024 Brno, Czech Republic

Water Expo Nigeria 2024

May 21 2024 Lagos, Nigeria

NGVS 2024

May 23 2024 Beijing, China

Analiza

May 28 2024 Tel Aviv, Israel

HTC-18

May 28 2024 Leuven, Belgium

View all events