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Gene Silencing

  • By: Iman Tavassoly & Omid Tavassoly
  • In: Encyclopedia of Global Health
  • Edited by: Yawei Zhang
  • Subject:Public Health (general), Public Health Education & Health Promotion

Gene silencing is a process in which a gene is switched off. It is different from gene mutation. In fact, in gene silencing the mechanisms regulating gene expression are changed so that the gene will not be expressed and, in other ...

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