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Gene regulation

Enhancing Our Understanding of Cell Diversity
10.09.2019

A new method, developed by Dr. Yonatan Stelzer, uncovered some fateful cellular decisions right at the beginning of embryonic development

villi
22.11.2018

Short-lived cells in the small intestine take on new functions as they move up finger-like projections called villi

Segal and Slutskin
12.04.2018

New research delves into the process by which small sequences of RNA – microRNAs – regulate the long ones

Schraga Schwartz and group
20.11.2017

Dr. Schraga Schwartz and his group are revealing in unprecedented detail a mechanism for controlling gene activity

Humans and fish share about 70% of their protein-coding genes, but only about 0.5% of their regulatory long noncoding RNAs (lncRNAs)
18.09.2017

How some genes lost the ability to make proteins - and gained regulatory powers 

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
 

what determines how big a plant will grow
12.06.2013

Most of the many factors for determining leaf size turn out to put on the brakes, rather than promote growth

Dr. Ido Amit
29.11.2012

A new, automated method for mapping protein-DNA interactions may lead to advances in personalized medicine

Prof. Rivka Dikstein
18.11.2012

A newly discovered protein may present a suitably narrow target for cancer treatments

Regulatory factor hierarchy: The highest level (top) determines a cell’s basic identity; the second (middle) shapes its properties; the third (bottom) activates genes according to changing conditions
09.09.2012

A new, automated method for mapping protein-DNA interactions may lead to advances in personalized medicine
 

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