February 12, 2024 Biology, Health

A newly discovered DNA quadruplex structure with potential bio-technology applications

G-quadruplexes (G4s) are structures found in G-rich, evolutionarily conserved regions at the ends…
November 30, 2023 Biology, Health

A new tool to predict RNA/DNA duplexes stability in cells

RNA/DNA hybrid duplexes formation is a crucial step of important biological processes, such…
November 9, 2023 Biology, Health

New insights on the formation of secondary nucleic acid structures adopted by cytosine-rich DNA

i-Motifs (iMs) are tetra-helical secondary structures, generated by the folding of DNA sequences…
May 30, 2023 Chemistry, Health

Nanoparticles characterization for innovative biomedical approaches

Nowadays, nanoparticles play a crucial role in biomedicine, improving therapy, diagnosis and monitoring…
May 10, 2023 Biology, Health

Insights into ligand-DNA binding to provide awareness on the role of G-rich sequences in Life and disease

One of the biggest challenges that modern medicine must overcome when facing complex…
April 20, 2023 Biology, Health

New insights into the effect of oxidative stresses on specific DNA structures

The genetic information in DNA is coded by four nucleobases commonly indicated by…
March 15, 2023 Applied Physics, Health

Synchrotron light and AI to prevent age-related fractures

During the last century, improvements in food, health care, and hygiene allowed a…
November 28, 2022 Biology, Health

Scientists discover new drugs against COVID by virtual screening and UV analyses

Thanks to vaccines, the COVID-19 pandemic is under control, and now it’s possible…