Genetic Regulation

Gene modulation redirects here. For information on therapeutic regulation of gene expression, see therapeutic gene modulation. For vocabulary, see Glossary of gene expression termsRegulation of gene expression includes a wide range of mechanisms that are used by cells to increase or decrease the production of specific gene products (protein or RNA), and is informally termed gene regulation. Sophisticated programs of gene expression are widely observed in biology, for example to trigger developmental pathways, respond to environmental stimuli, or adapt to new food sources.
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  • 2015 Breakthrough Prizes Winners Announced

    … Ruvkun, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, for the discovery of a new world of genetic regulation by microRNAs, a class of tiny RNA molecules that inhibit translation or destabilize complementary mRNA targets. Each received a $3 million award. Jennifer Doudna, University of California Berkeley, Howard Hughes Medical Institute…

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