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Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Team Finds New Mechanism of Gene Control


7/16/2007 12:01:14 AM

Biologists have long thought that a simple on/off switch controls most genes in human cells. Flip the switch and a cell starts or stops producing a particular protein. But new evidence suggests that this model is too simple and that our genes are more ready for action than previously thought.


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