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Loop the Loop, DNA Style

September 30th, 2012 · No Comments

Loop the Loop, DNA Style: One Or Two-Way Transcription Depends On Gene Loops

ScienceDaily (Sep. 28, 2012) — Scientists at EMBL and Oxford University discovered that, by forming or undoing gene loops, cells manipulate the path of the transcription machinery — which reads out instructions from DNA — controlling whether it moves along the genetic material in one direction or two.

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