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Scientists make important discovery in gene regulation

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March 11, 2010
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University of Essex
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Scientists have a greater understanding of how our genes are controlled following a major research project. The findings of the study, which looked at how proteins work as teams to control genes in the cells, could also help to unravel the mechanisms of disease such as cancer.

Proteins at work.
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Scientists at the University of Essex have a greater understanding of how our genes are controlled following a major research project.


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  1. Farrar et al. Mutational Analysis of the Poly(ADP-Ribosyl)ation Sites of the Transcription Factor CTCF Provides an Insight into the Mechanism of Its Regulation by Poly(ADP-Ribosyl)ation. Molecular and Cellular Biology, 2010; 30 (5): 1199 DOI: 10.1128/MCB.00827-09

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