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Faced with the thermodynamic and kinetic challenge of finding a few specific sites on DNA among millions of nonspecific sites, within a limited amount of time, what's a protein to do? Single-molecule studies show that some proteins have selected sliding on DNA as a solution.

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  1. Manju M. Hingorani is in the Molecular Biology and Biochemistry Department, Wesleyan University, Middletown, Connecticut 06459, USA. mhingorani@wesleyan.edu

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