Aptamers from Louisville
By Nana Dadzie Ghansah
We all know of DNAs and RNAs. They are the building blocks of our genome. We also know that both these nucleic acids are made up of nucleotides. There were those scientists who saw them as being more than just that.
One of them was a gentleman named Craig Tuerk. In 1990, he was working on the thesis for his PhD in Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology at the…