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Why do identical cells act differently? Team unravels sources of cellular noise.

October 14, 2020
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University of Texas at Dallas
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Researchers have taken an important step toward explaining why genetically identical cells can produce varying amounts of the same protein associated with the same gene. Researchers demonstrated that most of the fluctuations in gene expression between identical cells occur in the first step of protein production, called transcription.
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Kravenhead
That was interesting.
I'm sure this research will lead to a more controlled use of CRISPR.
I believe CRISPR has the potential to eradicate many, if not most, genetic disorders and diseases.
More research is needed, of course, but we're on the right path.
This is the kind of research that merits as much funding as it needs.
It will ultimately save millions every year.

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Kravenhead
15 day(s) ago
Me too.

philosopher
15 day(s) ago
CRISPR when perfected has the potential to pinpoint what is genetically wrong with autistic people and other Neurological Disorders. I want it yesterday.

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