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Gene Expression is the process by which a gene gets turned on in a cell to make RNA and proteins. Gene expression may be measured by looking at the RNA, or the protein made from the RNA, or what the protein does in a cell.
$10 million gift creates new center at Northwestern University to study effects of environment on genes

$10 million gift creates new center at Northwestern University to study effects of environment on genes

Study identifies molecular pathway critical to development of fibrosis

Study identifies molecular pathway critical to development of fibrosis

Scientists find key that allows neural differentiation of microRNA-deficient pluripotent stem cells

Scientists find key that allows neural differentiation of microRNA-deficient pluripotent stem cells

Researchers use novel computational tool to understand complex disease processes

Researchers use novel computational tool to understand complex disease processes

Researchers uncover link between abdominal aortic aneurysm and dysregulated tryptophan metabolism

Researchers uncover link between abdominal aortic aneurysm and dysregulated tryptophan metabolism

Absence of VEGF-A in cancer-killing T cells accelerates tumor development

Absence of VEGF-A in cancer-killing T cells accelerates tumor development

Epigenetic editing in healthy breast cells can set off chain reaction for tumor initiation

Epigenetic editing in healthy breast cells can set off chain reaction for tumor initiation

New research sheds light on negative effects of stress on the brain

New research sheds light on negative effects of stress on the brain

New discovery in beta-cell pathway shows potential to improve effectiveness of diabetes drugs

New discovery in beta-cell pathway shows potential to improve effectiveness of diabetes drugs

Roundworms may provide new clues to nicotine dependence

Roundworms may provide new clues to nicotine dependence

Stem cells could help improve blood circulation in diabetic patients with peripheral artery disease

Stem cells could help improve blood circulation in diabetic patients with peripheral artery disease

New study finds enhanced impact of drug combination for FAP patients

New study finds enhanced impact of drug combination for FAP patients

Drug can safely and effectively help infants with SMA gain muscle function, study shows

Drug can safely and effectively help infants with SMA gain muscle function, study shows

Research provides path to possible treatment for Fragile X Syndrome and other types of autism

Research provides path to possible treatment for Fragile X Syndrome and other types of autism

New study shows link between gut bacteria and age-related chronic inflammation

New study shows link between gut bacteria and age-related chronic inflammation

Study solves critical piece of deafness puzzle by identifying long non-coding RNAs

Study solves critical piece of deafness puzzle by identifying long non-coding RNAs

Studies identify key characteristics that may allow some obese people to have 'healthier' fat tissue

Studies identify key characteristics that may allow some obese people to have 'healthier' fat tissue

Study shows effects of prenatal BPA exposure at low levels in developing rodent brain

Study shows effects of prenatal BPA exposure at low levels in developing rodent brain

NASA’s “Twins Study” explores the effects space travel has on the human body

NASA’s “Twins Study” explores the effects space travel has on the human body

Biogen and Ionis awarded 2017 Prix Galien USA Award for SPINRAZA

Biogen and Ionis awarded 2017 Prix Galien USA Award for SPINRAZA