Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) technology is based on cutting DNA into small fragments, and their massive parallel sequencing. The multiple overlapping segments termed "reads" are assembled into a contiguous sequence. To reduce sequencing errors, every genome region should be sequenced several dozen times. This sequencing approach is based on the… (More)
We describe the formation and properties of nanoconstruction that consists of the double-stranded DNA molecules located at distance of 35-50 A in the spatial structure of particles of their cholesteric liquid-crystalline dispersions and cross-linked by artificial nanobridges. The resulting nanostructures possess the peculiar spatial and optical properties.
The general structure and action of all eukaryotic and archaeal RNA polymerases machinery have an astonishing similarity despite the diversity of core promoter sequences in different species. The goal of our work is to find common characteristics of DNA region that define it as a promoter for the RNA polymerase II (Pol II). The profiles of a large number of… (More)