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Researchers Decipher Protein Structure of Key Molecule in DNA Transcription System
July 3, 2011
Scientists have deciphered the structure of an essential part of Mediator, a complex molecular machine that plays a vital role in regulating the transcription of DNA.
Indiana University School of Medicine
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