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  • noun biochemistry An enzyme that supercoils DNA.

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Examples

  • One of my favorites is a protein called gyrase, which can literally tie DNA into knots.

    The Edge of Evolution

  • One of my favorites is a protein called gyrase, which can literally tie DNA into knots.

    The Edge of Evolution

  • One of my favorites is a protein called gyrase, which can literally tie DNA into knots.

    The Edge of Evolution

  • One of my favorites is a protein called gyrase, which can literally tie DNA into knots.

    The Edge of Evolution

  • In terms of our big, everyday world, gyrase is somewhat like a machine that could tie shoelaces.

    The Edge of Evolution

  • In terms of our big, everyday world, gyrase is somewhat like a machine that could tie shoelaces.

    The Edge of Evolution

  •  The most important change was in an enzyme called DNA gyrase that helps the bacteria replicate their DNA.

    Drug Resistance

  • In terms of our big, everyday world, gyrase is somewhat like a machine that could tie shoelaces.

    The Edge of Evolution

  • In terms of our big, everyday world, gyrase is somewhat like a machine that could tie shoelaces.

    The Edge of Evolution

  • In particular, preliminary data show potent target inhibition of the Mycobacterium tuberculosis gyrase enzyme which translated in vitro to good antibacterial activity against drug-resistant tuberculosis.

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