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Making Christmas trees under duress, or how cells regulate the production of ribosomal RNA

AoS. Making Christmas trees under duress

Some of the most enduring images for a molecular biologist are electron microscopy micrographs of the so-called “Christmas trees”, famously first observed by Oscar Miller from newt oocytes in 1969. These intriguing structures (Fig. 1A) capture the

A culture medium for screening pandrug- resistance to aminoglycosides in Gram-negative bacteria

Multidrug resistance in Gram negatives is now recognized as an issue of worldwide interest. Those bacteria possess various resistance mechanisms compromising the efficacy of several class of antibiotics such as beta-lactams and aminoglycosides. Therefore, it is essential