Volume 604 Issue 7904

리서치 하이라이트




News Features

News & Views

An added layer of repression for human genes p.41

A protein complex called the rixosome helps to degrade RNA transcripts that linger after gene expression ceases. This discovery points to distinct roles for the rixosome in regulating chromatin in different species.

doi: 10.1038/d41586-022-00519-3

Genome doubling causes double trouble p.44

Human cancer cells often double their genome through an error in cell division, and this can lead to further genomic instability. A detailed analysis of the first cell cycle after genome doubling sheds light on this phenomenon.

doi: 10.1038/d41586-022-00849-2

Twenty-five years of nanoscale thermodynamics p.46

A paper published in 1997 brought the thermodynamics of the nineteenth century into the twenty-first century — expanding the physics of transformations involved in the operation of steam engines to the realm of molecular motors.

doi: 10.1038/d41586-022-00869-y