PerspectiveMedicine

Anticipating Trouble from Gene Transcription

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Science  30 Mar 2007:
Vol. 315, Issue 5820, pp. 1800-1801
DOI: 10.1126/science.1141279

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Summary

By forcing the fruit fly to transcribe repeat regions, a model of certain human neurological disorders has been developed, which suggests new possibilities for understanding repeat instability.