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Scientists Discover New Players On The Gene-Activation Team

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August 6, 1998
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A series of discoveries that dramatically alter the understanding of how cells turn genes on are announced in July issues of the international science journals Nature and Cell. The research, which reviewers at Cell have described as "provocative and highly significant," reveals molecules previously unknown to be involved in gene expression plus unexpected dynamics among these molecules, which work together as a team to activate genes.

A series of discoveries that dramatically alter the understanding of how cells turn genes on are announced in July issues of the international science journals Nature and Cell. The research, which reviewers at Cell have described as "provocative and highly significant," reveals molecules previously unknown to be involved in gene expression plus unexpected dynamics among these molecules, which work together as a team to activate genes.


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