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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

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. ... dium=email

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