February 21, 2013

Biological Clocks: Don't Mess with Codon Bias

Akshat Rathi, SciLogs


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Evolution is a powerful force that optimises organisms to fit in their environment. But, in our attempts to understand life, biologists often stumble upon natural phenomena that leave them puzzled. According to a new study, solving one such puzzle has helped scientists understand why nature prefers to do things differently than humans would predict.

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TAGGED: Codon Bias, Codons, Circadian Rhythm, Biological Clock

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