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Nature-inspired CRIPSPR enzymes for expansive genome editing

In nature, bacteria use CRISPR as an adaptive immune system to protect against viruses. Over the past decade, scientists have been able to successfully build this natural phenomenon

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Research team finds effective neutralizing antibodies against SARS-CoV2

A joint research team led by Sunney Xie, Director of the Beijing Center for Advanced Innovation for Genomics (ICG) at Peking University (PKU) has identified

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Chile discovers key protein function in cancer understanding

Doctoral research project, which will be highlighted by the journal Nature Communications in the coming days, activated a collaboration between laboratories in six countries that allowed to generate this finding. Study described

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SBBM cancels its 2020 Annual Scientific Meeting

After much thought about the current situation generated by the PANVID-19, we have decided with great regret to cancel the 2020 meeting of the Biochemistry Society

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Yeast genetics specialist explains how to switch from beer to alcohol gel

After CCU and InBev Chile announced a donation close to 200,000 units of alcohol gel, one specialist explained how to switch from beer to such a disinfectant

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What's inside the Coronavirus?

A virus is "simply bad news wrapped in protein," biologists Jean and Peter Medawar wrote in 1977. In January, scientists deciphered a very bad news: the genome

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15 universities re-invest their laboratories to diagnose Covid-19

Coordination between the Ministry of Science and the Ministry of Health shaped this support for national diagnosis to deal with coronavirus, adding 29 university laboratories in 11 regions.

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Reports Chilevisión news Coronavirus. Dr. Ricardo Soto Riffo

Reports transmitted by Chilevisión News about Coronavirus. Where the opinion of Dr. Ricardo Soto, member of our society and academic of the Institute of Biomedical Sciences, ICBM,

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Academic Mario Chiong on possible treatments for Covid-19: "The only alternative right now is to use medicines that already exist to see if they have effects on this virus"

Nearly one million infected and more than 50,000 deaths have left the coronavirus, SARS Cov2, around the planet. The new virus, which causes Covid-19 disease

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Unraveling the escapist tricks of HIV

For this researcher, the acquired immunodeficiency virus is a bit like the great magician Harry Houdini: the viral genome RNA, once it is used as a Messenger