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All the FISH in the Cell: New Technique Views 10,000 Genes at Once

News   Jun 11, 2018 | Original Press Release from Caltech

 
New Technique Views 10,000 Genes at Once

Intron seqFISH enables 3D reconstruction of nascent transcription active sites (colored spots) in an embryonic stem cell (blue), with individual chromosomes occupying distinct spatial territories (colored differently). Here, 982 transcription active sites, corresponding to individual genes, are present in this cell. Credit: Courtesy of the Cai laboratory

 
 
 

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