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From Facebook to DNA

News   Feb 21, 2020 | Original story from Carnegie Mellon University

 
From Facebook to DNA

Much as groups of sailors work together with ropes to accomplish tasks aboard ship, collections of transcription factor proteins work with sections of chromosomes as a community in the nucleus of a cell to carry out cell functions. Computational biologists at Carnegie Mellon University have developed algorithms for identifying these communities in cell nuclei. Credit: Ella Marushchenko.

 
 
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