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Archaeal physiology: The secrets of termination

Nature Microbiology volume 1, Article number: 16159 (2016) | Download Citation

Regulation of transcriptional termination in archaea has remained a mystery. Now, a high-throughput RNA sequencing approach identifies multiple archaeal genes that contain consecutive terminators, suggesting new ways by which these microorganisms regulate transcription.

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  1. Roger A. Garrett is in the Archaea Centre, Department of Biology, Copenhagen University, Copenhagen, Denmark.

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