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Experience changes gene expression

Professor James Eberwine describes three ways in which experiences can change the gene-expression: changing RNA translation, movement, and potentially production.
Daily interactions, even thinking about a past experience, does change gene expression within cells both at the level of translation of RNAs in a protein, potentially movement of RNAs into different regions of the cell, and thirdly potentially even the production of RNAs. Experience definitely changes gene expression.
gene expression, experience, rna, translation, movement, production, james eberwine
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