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signs of inflammation in the brain
14.11.2016

New research explains the link between Parkinson’s disease and a rare inherited disorder

Activity of a glucose-manufacturing gene in mouse liver tissue, viewed under a fluorescence microscope. A high concentration of mRNA (red dots) reveals that this activity is highest near a blood vessel (PP) that bathes the tissue in oxygen-rich blood, essential for glucose manufacture
01.03.2015

Fits and spurts of gene expression help the liver cope with change

Gene Decoding Obeys Road Traffic Rules
31.07.2013

Keeping a proper distance between "vehicles" along a gene "track" results in more efficient production of small RNA molecules
 

Bacterial Booby Traps Revealed
02.07.2013

Toxin-antitoxin gene pairs make a quick suicide mechanism for bacteria facing viral invasion

Cell on a Chip Reveals Protein Behavior
18.03.2013

In the future, artificial cells may produce complex protein structures on...

Inherited expression levels of the resistance gene (green) and the native gene (red), shown in the stomachs of unchallenged larva (left), challenged larva (center) and unchallenged larval offspring of challenged larvae, eight generations later (right)
01.08.2012

Can a genetic response to a short-term threat be inherited over the long term?

Unraveling Batten Disease
02.11.2011

Experiments with a yeast gene reveal what goes wrong in a degenerative childhood disease. 

(l-r) Dan Bracha, Prof. Roy Bar-Ziv, Dr. Shirley Daube and Dr. Amnon Buxboim. Close quarters    Wall-free compartments might keep gene activities in order
01.05.2010
Genes may work best in closely-packed, open compartments
 
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Backups for the Gene Team
01.03.2005
Weizmann Institute Scientists discover how substitutions are made for injured genes
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