Hi, I'm Yuval Ebenstein and Since August 2011 I have been leading the NanoBioPhotonics research group in Tel-Aviv university. We explore some exciting biological systems utilizing tools and reagents from the realm of nano-technology. We try learning new things about these systems by zooming in on individuals - single cells, single chromosomes and single molecules.
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Tuesday, May 13, 2014

Lighting up individual DNA damage sites by in-vitro repair synthesis

Our work on direct visualization of DNA damage was just accepted to JACS

We repair extracted genomic DNA in a tube containing a cocktail of repair enzymmes and fluorescent nucleotides. Damaged DNA lights up as it is repaired and is visualized as fluorescent spots along the DNA molecules.

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