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Imaging in living cells reveals how 'junk DNA' switches on a gene


July 23, 2018

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Researchers have captured video showing how pieces of DNA once thought to be useless can act as on-off switches for genes. A team led by researchers at Princeton University has captured how this "junk DNA" finds and activates a target gene in living cells. The video allows researchers to see the enhancers as they find and connect to a gene to kick-start its activity. Full Story

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