Meritxell Teixidó, associate researcher with the Peptides and Proteins Lab at the Institute for Research in Biomedicine (IRB Barcelona), and Núria Bayó, postdoctor
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Researchers at the Institute for Research in Biomedicine (IRB Barcelona), Cambridge University and New York University, led by Modesto Orozco, Group Leader at IRB Barcelona, Direct
Pyridine, that is known to unfold DNA, can also have a strong stabilizing effect on it under acidic conditions.
Various media have echoed the appointment of Montserrat Vendrell as director of the recently formed Barcelona Institute of Science and Technology (BIST).
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