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  • n  the technology of preparing recombinant DNA in vitro by cutting up DNA molecules and splicing together fragments from more than one organism

  • Boyer's big payday came from co-founding the pioneering gene-splicing company Genentech, but he also paid a personal price.
  • With all the hoopla over gene-splicing, have biologists lost sight of more mundane issues like the devastating loss of plant and animal species?.
  • Using their new gene-splicing or recombinant DNA techniques, they hitched their two synthetic insulin genes individually to one of the bacterium's own genes.
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  • A new gene-expression mechanism is a minor thing of major importance
    A rare, small RNA turns a gene-splicing machine into a switch that controls the expression of hundreds of human genes. Researchers have discovered an entirely new aspect of the gene-splicing process that produces messenger RNA.
    Aug. 22, 2013 - Science Daily
  • A Minor Thing of Major Importance: Penn Study Finds A New Gene Expression Mechanism
    PHILADELPHIA — A rare, small RNA turns a gene-splicing machine into a switch that controls the expression of hundreds of human genes. Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigator and professor of Biochemistry Gideon Dreyfuss, PhD , and his team from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania , discovered an entirely new aspect of the gene-splicing process that produces ...
    Aug. 21, 2013 - University of Pennsylvania Health System

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