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Nucleotides are the building blocks that make up DNA and RNA molecules. A single nucleotide consists of a nitrogenous base (adenosine, cytosine, guanine, or thymine in DNA), a phosphate group, and a sugar molecule.

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Podcast Review: Designer Genes (Babbage, The Economist) 2 December 2019 Review
New CRISPR tool opens up more of the genome 29 October 2018 News
CRISPR genome editing may cause unintended mutations 5 June 2017 News
Identity, disability and the genome 11 April 2016 Comment
CRISPR-like immune system found in giant virus 7 March 2016 News
Radio Review: Editing Life 22 February 2016 Review
Combined genetic tests could aid autism diagnosis 7 September 2015 News
Obesity findings set precedent for GWAS research 7 September 2015 Comment
Human cells have their clock put back 9 February 2015 News
AstraZeneca commits to CRISPR gene-editing collaboration 2 February 2015 News
Australian federal court throws out appeal on gene patenting 8 September 2014 News
Event Review: End to End - Telomeres and Ageing 25 November 2013 Review
'Father of genomics' Fred Sanger dies aged 95 25 November 2013 News
Gene defect 'switched off' in human tissue 1 July 2013 News
The sun still hasn't set on gene patents 1 July 2013 Comment
An historical turning point? The implications of the Myriad decision on the patentability of human genes 24 June 2013 Comment
Patentability of isolated DNA in the Australian context: Cancer Voices Australia vs Myriad Genetics Inc 18 March 2013 Comment
Event Review: Masterpieces of Epigenetics - The Missing Link between Nature and Nurture 14 January 2013 Review
Gene variant leads to six-fold increase in risk for certain brain tumours 10 September 2012 News
Rare genetic variants unexpectedly common in humans 21 May 2012 News
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