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Yeast still grow -- but can't always breed -- with their 16 chromosomes fused into 2


August 1, 2018

Baker's yeast survive and grow after a drastic reorganization, not of their genes, but of the chromosome superstructures that house, protect and control access to their DNA code. Full Story

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New York University (NYU) Langone Health/NYU School of Medicine

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