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Sars International Centre for Marine Molecular Biology

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The Sars International Centre for Marine Molecular Biology, created in 1997, studies the basic biological processes in marine organisms using functional and comparative molecular methods. It is since 2003 a partner of the European Molecular Biology Laboratory  (EMBL).

WELCOME TO THE SARS-FANG CENTRE AT THE OCEAN UNIVERSITY OF CHINA !
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SARS CENTRE AND SARS-FANG CENTRE

The Sars-Fang Centre, a new institute at the Ocean University of China, will perform leading research in Evolutionary and Developmental Biology. It results from a major co-operative agreement with the University of Bergen, which will contribute both scientifically and financially to the...

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Chatzigeorgiou Lab

President of Ocean University of China visiting Sars Centre

"The new Sars Fang Centre is top priority for OUC and its future relationship with UiB" Declared OUC President Zhigang Yu

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New Intron Splicing Code Revealed in Tunicates

A Sars study shows an extraordinary case in which >90% introns have unusual and highly variable splice sites. A new splicing code appeared, which required an evolution of the splicing machinery.

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Thompson Group

News on the Cell Cycle

Duplication of a key mitotic regulator in Oikopleura with further division of tasks: a recurrent theme that makes sense