The scientists explained that
The scientists stated that the E. coli bacteria can cause intestinal disease. Additionally, E. coli's genome is a single circle of double-stranded DNA. Before an E. coli cell divides, that circle is copied. Opening up the double helix to copy it throws twisting strains elsewhere down the molecule, just as uncoiling a cord in one place will make it over-coil somewhere else.
The entire process results in two tangled loops of
By: Priyanka Negi