gene switch


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gene switch

Any molecule that activates or blocks the transcription of proteins from DNA or RNA.
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A REVOLUTIONARY way of turning off cancer with the flick of a gene switch has been discovered by scientists in America.
SCIENTISTS have found a way to turn off cancer with the flick of a gene switch.
Oxford BioMedica's RetinoStat is a LentiVector gene delivery system expressing an angiostatic gene under the control of its proprietary hypoxia response element gene switch.