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Genome-wide analysis of the context-dependence of regulatory networks

Balázs Papp and Stephen Oliver*

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Faculty of Life Sciences, University of Manchester, Michael Smith Building, Oxford Road, Manchester M13 9PT, UK

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Genome Biology 2005, 6:206  doi:10.1186/gb-2005-6-2-206

Published: 27 January 2005


Genome-wide analytical tools are now allowing the discovery of the design rules that govern regulatory networks. Two recent studies in yeast have helped reveal the relatively small number of transcription-factor control strategies that cells employ to maximize their regulatory options using only a small number of components.