Neuroscience: An enhanced view of the brain

Pastrana, Erika
April 2013
Nature Methods;Apr2013, Vol. 10 Issue 4, p282
Academic Journal
The article focuses on the digital atlas, which is a high-resolution atlas featuring the genetic enhancer activity in the developing mammalian forebrains. It mentions that chromatin immunoprecipitation and deep sequencing are some techniques used by the researchers lead by Axel Visel at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory. It adds that researches gave 4,425 enhancers candidates to those chosen noncoding DNA sequences that were in distant location with the transcription initiation sites.


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