"Kissing genes" breakthrough

Thursday, November 14, 2013 - 08:00 in Biology & Nature

In a ground-breaking discovery that will have a major impact on our understanding of the function of DNA, our genetic blueprint, a group of scientists from Wits and the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) are the first to show that when genes interact in three dimensions, or engage in "gene kissing", this has a major impact on how genes are switched on inside the cell.

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