In the April issue of Genome Research, Harvard's Martha Bulyk and Josh LaBaer led research that scanned yeast transcription factors for their binding specificity across the genome. Building off ChIP-chip data, they created genome-wide binding profiles for 89 known and predicted yeast TFs over more than 2.3 million gapped and ungapped 8-bp sequences, finding 50 new or different DNA-binding site motifs.

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