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A DNA molecule opening up in a hydrophobic environment

Image   •   Sep 23, 2019 07:00 BST

For DNA to be read, replicated or repaired, DNA molecules must open themselves. This happens when the cells use a catalytic protein to create a hydrophobic environment around the molecule.
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Photographer / Source Illustration: Yen Strandqvist/Chalmers University of Technology
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Image dimensions 3500 x 1588 pixels