New amide bond ligation method described in JACS
Arun Shivalingam, Agnes Tyburn and Afaf El-Sagheer’s paper Molecular Requirements of High-Fidelity Replication-Competent DNA Backbones for Orthogonal Chemical Ligation, which describes an exciting new amide bond ligation method for DNA that is chemically orthogonal to CuAAC “click” ligation, has been published online in J. Amer. Chem. Soc..
Ysobel Baker wins poster prize at OTS Munich meeting
Ysobel Baker has won a poster prize at the Oligonucleotide Therapeutic Society meeting in Munich (October 16th 2019) for her work on backbone-modified locked nucleic acids for therapeutic applications. Yssy is funded by a BBSRC grant (Follow-on-Funding).