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Regulatory proteins (gold balls) bind to enhancer regions (light blue) and promoter regions (pink) of DNA to form clusters that enable transcription (purple).
Going the Distance: How DNA Enhancers Communicate with Their Target Genes
Scientists at the Sloan Kettering Institute are learning how far-flung regions of genes connect to start the process of making proteins.
In the Lab
Molecular image with target symbol
Scientists Develop a Tool to Watch a Single Gene Being Transcribed in a Living Cell
A new imaging technology developed at MSK allows researchers to focus on genes as they are copied into messenger RNA.