How do protozoans take out the trash? Laura Landweber explains in The Scientist

Oct. 19, 2012

How do protozoans take out the trash? By marking trash DNA with special methyl markers. The study, published in Genome Biology, refutes previous findings that these single-cell organisms have methylation-free DNA. The work was conducted in the laboratory of Laura Landweber, professor of ecology and evolutionary biology at Princeton University.

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