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Unsilencing silenced genes by CRISPR/Cas9

The ability to control gene expression in cells allows scientists to understand gene function and manipulate cell fate. Recently, scientists have developed a revolutionary gene-editing tool, called CRIPSR/Cas9, which employs ...

date9 hours ago in Biochemistry
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The RNA that snips and stitches RNA

RNA is a fundamental molecule that codes for protein and controls gene expression, playing a part in regulating many cell responses and vital processes. The genetic information contained in premature messenger RNA (mRNA), ...

dateJun 30, 2016 in Biochemistry
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