‘The Book of Life’: Software Determine How Much Protein a Given Cell is Making
DNA has often been called “the book of life,” but this popular phrase makes some biologists squirm a bit. True, DNA bears our genes, which spell out the instructions our cells use to make proteins — those workhorse molecules that comprise our physical being and make just about everything in life possible.
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