News tagged with genes and development

Unlocking the destiny of a cell

(Medical Xpress)— Scientists have discovered that breaking a biological signaling system in an embryo allows them to change the destiny of a cell. The findings could lead to new ways of making replacement ...

Nov 01, 2012
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Protein found to regulate red blood cell size and number

The adult human circulatory system contains between 20 and 30 trillion red blood cells (RBCs), the precise size and number of which can vary from person to person. Some people may have fewer, but larger RBCs, while others ...

Aug 28, 2012
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