Tagged: Transcription Factors

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Transcription

Gene expression is one of the most important processes in the biology of a cell. It is the process that ensures that the right proteins are present in the right amount at the right time, so the myriad different cell types in our bodies can carry out their functions. The DNA molecule is used to synthesise RNA, through a process known as transcription.

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How to Build a Snake

This is a really fascinating bit of research carried out by scientists looking into the body plan of snakes. They discover how a single DNA letter change, a C to a T, was able...