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Gladstone Scientists Discover Gene "Bursting" Plays Key Role in Protein Production

October 8, 2012

Leor Weinberger Scientists at the Gladstone Institutes have mapped the precise frequency by which genes get turned on across the human genome, providing new insight into the most fundamental of cellular processes--and revealing new clues as to what happens when this process goes awry. Full Story

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