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PostPosted: Fri Jun 01, 2012 1:26 pm
Rewriting DNA to understand its ‘language’ and improve gene therapy
June 1, 2012
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The relationship between gene activity and the number of binding sites for regulatory proteins in the gene’s control region. The red-green scale shows gene activity levels (red is high). Gray bars show the maximal level of gene activity achieved by each type of regulatory protein. (Credit: Prof. Eran Segal/Weizmann Institute)

New Weizmann Institute technology speeds up DNA “rewriting” (altering) and measures the effects of the changes in living cells.


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