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  • Proteins that work at the end of DNA could provide cancer insight

    Researchers from the University of Illinois - professor Sua Myong, left, and graduate student Helen Hwang - determined the action of proteins that regulate the caps on the ends of DNA strands, creating an assay that could be used to screen anti-cancer drugs.

    Researchers from the University of Illinois - professor Sua Myong, left, and graduate student Helen Hwang - determined the action of proteins that regulate the caps on the ends of DNA strands, creating an assay that could be used to screen anti-cancer drugs.

    Photo by L. Brian Stauffer

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  • Editor's note: To reach Sua Myong, call 217-244-6703; email smyong@illinois.edu.

    The paper, “POT1-TPP1 Regulates Telomeric Overhang Structural Dynamics’” is available online.