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Garvan researchers used fluorescence techniques to pinpoint where tangled DNA structures called i-motifs were located in the nuclei of human cells, visible as green dots. Credit: Chris Hammang

New four-stranded structure that comes and goes in the DNA

For the first time in the world, UNSW researchers have identified a new DNA structure – called the i-motif, a twisted ‘knot’ of DNA inside...