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Building a molecular machine : heterologous expression and biochemical characterisation of transcription factor IIH (University of St Andrews, 2019-06-26) - ThesisOrganisms across Archaea, Bacteria and Eukarya possess a series of mechanisms to protect the integrity of the deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) from the constant attack of internal and external factors that modify the structure ...
The biodiversity, ecosystem functioning and value of restored salt marshes in the Eden Estuary, Scotland (University of St Andrews, 2018) - ThesisThe ecosystem service (ES) framework is increasingly being incorporated into management decisions, providing a basis by which ES can be quantified to understand the impact of decisions to society and the environment. Our ...
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Investigation of the chromatin remodelling enzyme Uls1 and its interactions with Topoisomerase 2 in S. cerevisiae (University of St Andrews, 2019-06-26) - ThesisAcriflavine (ACF) is a Topoisomerase 2 (Top2) poison, a class of drugs which stall Top2 during its reaction cycle causing the formation of persistent DNA breaks to which Top2 remains covalently bound. Deletion of ULS1 ...
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