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Long-Sought Enzyme Found, Revealing New Gene Switch on Histones

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Science  24 Dec 2004:
Vol. 306, Issue 5705, pp. 2171
DOI: 10.1126/science.306.5705.2171a

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Summary

In the molecular biology equivalent of stubbing one's toe on King Tut's undiscovered tomb, a team of scientists, to its great surprise, has identified a genetic switch hunted by biologists for decades.