Nucleic Acids Research

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Mitochondrial mutations and disease

New findings suggest that oxidative stress damages mitochondrial DNA, and they link this damage to a disease state.

Novel insights to antibiotic targets

New mechanistic details about the DNA-unwinding activity of antibacterial protein targets could lead to the design of better antibiotic medicines.

Bacterial resistance breaks bridges

Understanding how bacteria become resistant to quinolone antibiotics could guide strategies for developing new antibacterial drugs.

New view of DNA processing ‘hub’

Structural studies reveal a new framework for understanding a central player in DNA processing.