Sometimes the name you give your work can have a huge impact.
I recently came across this story of research from a team of synthetic biochemical engineers at Cornell University, US, who have created a new ‘on’ switch to control gene expression – a breakthrough that they think could revolutionise genetic modification – by using STARS.
Before you think I am a little confused I should point out that STARS, in this case, are Small Transcription Activating RNAs
This work was recently published in Nature Chemical Biology, entitled; Creating small transcription activating RNAs.
Continue reading Using STARS to control gene expression (Day 262)
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