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Artificial Transcription Factors and Uses Thereof

Transcription factor expression can profoundly alter the transcriptional dynamics of a cell, even inducing the transition to a new cell fate. Four transcription factors – Oct4, Sox2, Klf4, and c-Myc...
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Aseem Ansari, Asuka Eguchi | P160383US02

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New Protein Production Strategy for Plants

In animals, plants and other eukaryotic organisms, typically one protein is translated from each mRNA. Usually, translation can start only at one end of the mRNA strand. In contrast, several viruses ...
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Aurelie Rakotondrafara, Jincan Zhang | P140069US02

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Designing Ubiquitin Oligomers

Ubiquitin (Ub) is a small protein composed of 76 amino acids and found throughout the cells of eukaryotic organisms. It folds into a compact globular structure, often as part of a complex of proteins....
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Eric Strieter, Ellen Valkevich, Robert Guenette | P120240US02

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Bacterial Transcription Enhancers

Bacterial production of recombinant proteins is used commonly by researchers and commercial entities to manufacture a large variety of proteins.
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Richard Gourse, Shawn Estrem, Tamas Gaal, Wilma Ross | P99238US

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Promoter-Trap Plasmid for Identifying Promoters

Promoters are genetic regulatory elements that drive gene expression in cells under certain conditions. One way to identify promoters is to use a promoter-trap vector, which is a plasmid containing a ...
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Jo Handelsman, Anne Katherine Dunn | P03159US

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