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Predictable trends in protein noise

The process of gene expression is inherently stochastic and leads to differences in protein abundance from one cell to another. A new study shows that this protein noise is unexpectedly predictable, providing important new insights into the properties and origins of variability in gene expression.

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Baetz, K., Kærn, M. Predictable trends in protein noise. Nat Genet 38, 610–611 (2006).

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