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Molecular networks in context

Network biology is beginning to tackle the complexities of multicellular systems and disease associations.

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Figure 1: Overview of the approach by Greene et al.1 to construct tissue-specific networks.


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Gross, A., Ideker, T. Molecular networks in context. Nat Biotechnol 33, 720–721 (2015).

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