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LMU researchers have discovered a further function of the base-pairing that holds the two strands of the DNA double helix together: it plays a crucial role in protecting the DNA from the ultraviolet rays of the Sun. more

An interdisciplinary research team of physicists and chemists at LMU could show, that the Watson-Crick base pairing is of fundamental importance for the UV-stability of natural DNA. more

Professor Viatcheslav Mukhanov received the "Friedrich Wilhelm Joseph von Schelling prize" of the Bavarian Academy of Sciences for his pioneering contributions to the "resolution of the puzzles of the Universe". more