gene activation

gene ac·ti·va·tion

the process of activation of a gene so that it is expressed at a particular time. This process is crucial in growth and development.
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Cell Genesys' assets outside gene therapy include approximately 12 percent ownership of its former subsidiary, Abgenix, Inc., and the company's licensing program in gene activation technology.
(Cambridge, MA; 617-349-0271) announced that the United States Patent and Trademark Office has issued a patent relating to the company's proprietary gene activation technology and approach to gene therapy.
But the gene activation did not stem from any special property of water, the team found.
(Foster City, CA; 650-425-4542) announced that a $2 million milestone payment has been received from Hoechst Marion Roussel (Somerville, NJ; 908-231-2000) as a result of the granting of European Patent 747 485 to Cell Genesys for gene activation technology.
(Foster City, CA; 650-425-4400)(1997 revenue - $23.8 million) announced that the company has received a letter of intent from the European Patent Office to grant a broad patent covering the company's gene activation technology.
subsidiary, which is developing antibody therapies for transplantation-associated medical conditions, inflammation, autoimmune disorders and cancer, as well as the company's licensing program in gene activation technology.
Transcription factors control gene activation in cells.
Now that the magic of transcriptomics, differential gene activation, is available, we don't have to guess about treatment any longer.
This difference in gene activation was traced to the actions of microRNAs, which regulate gene expression.
They then performed DNA-level studies in the stem cells from each muscle to examine gene activation.
Harnessing an innate mechanism of gene activation, MiNA Therapeutics' platform enables the development of new medicines that restore normal function to patients' cells.