Conceptual image of gene expression in DNA
Enhancers: Conserved in Activity, Not in Sequence
Certain stretches of DNA that regulate gene expression have evolved differently from protein-coding genes.
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Enhancers: Conserved in Activity, Not in Sequence
Enhancers: Conserved in Activity, Not in Sequence

Certain stretches of DNA that regulate gene expression have evolved differently from protein-coding genes.

Certain stretches of DNA that regulate gene expression have evolved differently from protein-coding genes.

ABOVE: © ISTOCK.COM, KTSIMAGE

super enhancers

Enhanced Enhancers
Eric Olson | Nov 1, 2014
The recent discovery of super-enhancers may offer new drug targets for a range of diseases.