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Understanding Cancer Series

  • Posted: 01/28/2005
  • Reviewed: 09/01/2006

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Studying Genes

To study specific genes, scientists can now use information from the Human Genome Project to locate a gene's position along a chromosome.

Scientists clone or copy specific sites to obtain millions of identical copies, which are then stored. Researchers then retrieve the appropriate clone and use it for additional experiments.

Studying Genes