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DNA Footprinting - How It Works, Uses In Research

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DNA footprinting is a technique for identifying exactly where a protein binds to DNA. Knowing where a protein binds to DNA often aids in understanding how gene expression is regulated. Consequently, DNA footprinting is often part of a larger study to determine how a particular gene is controlled.

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