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Reawakening a Sleeping Giant

The use of cells from two different species allows the team to distinguish events as the human X chromosome is reprogrammed, and some genes are turned on. Left panel show cells with both a human (red) and a mouse (green) …

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Researchers Create Artificial Eukaryotic Chromosome

Researchers Create Artificial Eukaryotic Chromosome Researchers led by Dr Jef Boeke of NYU Langone Medical Center’s Institute for Systems Genetics have synthesized the first functional chromosome in brewer’s yeast known scientifically as Saccharomyces cerevisiae. Over the last five years, scientists …

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