Published in AIDS Weekly, December 15th, 2008
Differential gene expression profoundly influences the way in which organisms grow and develop. For instance, although every cell in the human body has the same genetic information, different subsets of the DNA get activated to make an eye different from a toe. RNA polymerases, the enzymes responsible for making RNA from DNA templates, are key players in determining which genes get switched on and which get left off.
A team led by Craig Pikaard, Ph.D., Washington University professor of biology in...
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