theoretical ghosts

Supercoiled DNA constrains virus-driven genomic entropy

1) Genes linked with malaria’s virulence shared by apes, humans and 2) Supercoiled DNA is far more dynamic than the ‘Watson-Crick’ double helix were reported today. One report (1) links viruses to the evolution of biodiversity in chimpanzees and humans compared to gorillas. The other report (2) links nutrient energy-dependent base pair changes to RNA-mediated Supercoiled DNA constrains virus-driven genomic entropy