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Gene regulation is the process of turning genes on and off.
… Gene Regulation … Gene regulation is the process of turning genes on and off. … Gene Expression, Genes, DNA, Transcription Factors … Gene regulation is the process used …
For Teachers
Tools and resources for teaching the concepts of transcription and translation, two key steps in gene expression
… provide tools and resources for teaching the concepts of transcription and translation, two key steps in gene expression . … Transcription is the process of making an RNA copy of a gene … which it encodes. Here is a more complete definition of transcriptionTranscription Translation is the process of …
Policy Issues
Most genetic tests today are not regulated, meaning that they go to market without any independent analysis to verify the claims of the seller.
… has proposed new policies to enhance analytical validity regulation and expand oversight of the clinical validity of … policy of "enforcement discretion" (see next section, "FDA Regulation", for an explanation of the term "enforcement discretion") and expand its regulation to all genetic tests; this expansion has yet to …
Educational Resources
Transcription is the process of making an RNA copy of a gene sequence.
TranscriptionTranscription is the process of making an RNA copy of a gene … Membrane, Nucleus, Ribosome, Translation, Protein … Transcription, as related to genomics, is the process of … where it is used for synthesizing the encoded protein. … Transcription is the process of making an RNA copy of a gene …
Research Funding
The Genomics of Gene Regulation project develops methods to construct predictive, accurate gene regulatory network models using genomic data​​.
… University of California, Los Angeles "Ribonomics" Of Gene Regulation To Predict Innate Immune Responses … Michael Snyder, Ph.D. Stanford University Genomics Of Gene Regulation In Progenitor To Differentiated Keratinocytes … … Program Staff … Related Content … The Genomics of Gene Regulation (GGR) project develops better methods to construct …
News Release
NIH has awarded grants of more than $28 million aimed at deciphering the language of how and when genes are turned on and off.
… awards emanate from the recently launched Genomics of Gene Regulation (GGR) program of the National Human Genome … developing treatments for diseases affected by faulty gene regulation, such as cancer, diabetes and Parkinson's disease. NHGRI launched the Genomics of Gene Regulation (GGR) program to decipher the language of how and …
News Release
TCF1 (for T cell factor-1) is essential for the creation and persistence of disease-fighting antibodies in the bloodstream.
… Developers The new discovery involves a protein called a transcription factor - a molecular switch that turns a gene … series of experiments, the researchers demonstrated that a transcription factor known as TCF1 (for T cell factor-1) is … cells - that actually produce the antibodies. If the TCF1 transcription factor is absent or weakened, the TFH cells - …
News Release
NIH investigators have discovered that genomic switches of a blood cell are key to regulating the human immune system.
… to regulating the human immune system. ​ … Immune system regulation, genomic switches in blood cells, autoimmune …
Educational Resources
A repressor is a protein that turns off the expression of one or more genes.
… of one or more genes. … Gene, Gene Expression, Gene Regulation, Messenger RNA (mRNA), Protein, Transcription … A repressor, as related to genomics, is a … RNA (mRNA). Repressor proteins are essential for the regulation of gene expression in cells. … Educational …
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A promoter is a sequence of DNA needed to turn a gene on or off.
… Acid (DNA), Enzyme, Gene, Gene Expression, Gene Regulation, Messenger RNA (mRNA), Transcription … A promoter, as related to genomics, is a … a gene where relevant proteins (such as RNA polymerase and transcription factors) bind to initiate transcription of that …