Navigation Links
Researchers document rapid, dramatic 'reverse evolution' in the threespine stickleback fish
Date:5/15/2008

one such example. There is some genetic component to body size, but if you eat more nutritious food as a child youre probably going to grow taller than someone who has the same genes but may not have had as good of a diet growing up, Peichel said. Our findings challenge the primary role of phenotypic plasticity in rapid evolutionary change.

The gene that controls for plating is called Eda, which comes in two forms: one causes low plating and the other complete plating. Peichel was the first person to home in on the neighborhood where the Eda gene lives while a postdoctoral researcher in the laboratory of David Kingsley, Ph.D., at Stanford University.

In humans, mutations in this gene cause a syndrome called ectodermal dysplasia, a group of more than 100 inherited disorders that impact the ectoderm, the outer layer of tissue involved in the formation of many parts of the body, including the skin, nails, hair, teeth and sweat glands.

Theres probably a developmental correlation between these external structures in humans and the bony plates on the fish, Peichel said. It also looks like the Eda gene was probably important for human evolution although we dont really know in what context, she said.


'/>"/>

Contact: Kristen Woodward
kwoodwar@fhcrc.org
206-667-5095
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2 3

Related biology news :

1. Stowers Institute researchers identify gene linked to vertebral defects in patient populations
2. Researchers discover architecture for fundamental processes of life
3. ASU researchers synthesize molecule with self-control
4. Researchers uncover mechanism of action of antibiotic able to reduce neuronal cell death in brain
5. Berkeley researchers identify photosynthetic dimmer switch
6. Magnet Lab researchers make observing cell functions easier
7. Researchers find way to make tumor cells easier to destroy
8. UC Davis stem researchers demonstrate safety of gene therapy using adult stem cells
9. Researchers report the cloning of a key group of human genes, the protein kinases
10. UT researchers find link between advertising and increased tobacco use among Indias youth
11. QUT researchers develop smart instrument for tissue damage assessment
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:12/10/2014)... Forest Baptist Medical Center today announced plans for a ... Funding for this $50 million capital project is part ... launched next summer. The medical education ... R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company complex, adjacent to 525@vine in ... plans to be ready to welcome medical students in ...
(Date:12/5/2014)... , Dec. 4, 2014  Tute Genomics, a ... $2.3 million in Series A1 funding led by UK-based ... also participated in the investment round. "We ... healthcare community adopts next-generation sequencing and seeks new approaches ... Reid Robison , MD MBA, and CEO of ...
(Date:11/21/2014)... 2014  Earlier this year Donald Spector , ... one of the most prolific inventors in the world, ... from Smartphones to third party agencies. Spector envisioned this ... of the earliest known patents in this area. Now ... military, child care, elder care and hospital applications. This ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Wake Forest Baptist to Build New Medical Education Facility In Wake Forest Innovation Quarter 2Wake Forest Baptist to Build New Medical Education Facility In Wake Forest Innovation Quarter 3Wake Forest Baptist to Build New Medical Education Facility In Wake Forest Innovation Quarter 4Tute Genomics Raises $2.3 Million to Scale Up Cloud-Based Genome Analytics and Accelerate Personalized Medicine 2Tute Genomics Raises $2.3 Million to Scale Up Cloud-Based Genome Analytics and Accelerate Personalized Medicine 3Patented Biosensor Wearable Technology Provides a More Civilized Method of Quarantine 2Patented Biosensor Wearable Technology Provides a More Civilized Method of Quarantine 3Patented Biosensor Wearable Technology Provides a More Civilized Method of Quarantine 4
... The science and engineering capabilities that underpin the nuclear ... three national security laboratories are "healthy and vibrant," says ... The committee that wrote the report found no problems ... prevent certification of the stockpile. However, the report identifies ...
... 62nd Annual Meeting of the American Society of Tropical ... medicine experts, will focus on research advances in the ... Africa and Asia, dengue in Central Florida, animal-borne diseases ... Researchers will present: new innovations to combat the global ...
... a strain of the Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) ... according to a study to be published in mBio ... Microbiology. The mutant MERS virus, rMERS-CoV-ΔE, has a mutation in ... cell and replicating its genetic material, but deprives it of ...
Cached Biology News:New report reviews science and engineering quality at national security laboratories 2American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene 62nd Annual Meeting Nov. 13-17, Washington DC 2American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene 62nd Annual Meeting Nov. 13-17, Washington DC 3Scientists engineer strain of MERS coronavirus for use in a vaccine 2Scientists engineer strain of MERS coronavirus for use in a vaccine 3
(Date:12/22/2014)... Dec. 22, 2014  Alternative Energy & Environmental ... has signed a letter of intent to acquire ... and patented a nanotechnology-based development platform used to ... enable rapid on-site collection and testing to identify ... issues in an immediate, non-invasive and cost-effective manner. ...
(Date:12/22/2014)... , Dec. 22, 2014  ( www.competitivehealth.com ) ... an online medical bill review and advocacy service, has ... the FREE WellCard Savings discount health services marketplace. ... that was more than they expected to pay. As ... health care costs, WellCard Savings is pleased to offer ...
(Date:12/22/2014)... Illinois (PRWEB) December 22, 2014 ITRA ... tenants and occupiers of commercial real estate, has further ... new offices in Perth and Brisbane, Western Australia, reports ... of directors. , ITRA Global / ACORPP (Australian ... totally independent consultancy company providing property services to a ...
(Date:12/19/2014)... 19, 2014 Bioject Medical Technologies ... manufacturer of needle-free injection technology, today announced that ... Therapeutics, Inc. (“ITI”) for ITI to use the ... LAMP™ vaccine platform. , In the agreement, ... license to the Biojector®-2000 that triggers based on ...
Breaking Biology Technology:ALNE Announces Intention To Acquire BioTechPharma 2WellCard Savings Announces CoPatient Medical Bill Review Service for Members 2ITRA Global Continues International Expansion in Perth and Brisbane, Australia 2Bioject and Immunomic Therapeutics Enter into an Agreement for License of Needle-Free Technology for LAMP-vax Vaccines 2Bioject and Immunomic Therapeutics Enter into an Agreement for License of Needle-Free Technology for LAMP-vax Vaccines 3
...   Chemical Abstracts Service (CAS), a division ... authority for chemical information, today announced a long ... (InfoChem), a  leader in chemical structure and reaction ... documents, headquartered in Munich, Germany.   ...
... Md., Dec. 12, 2011 Zyngenia ... company developing the next generation of antibody-based drugs called Zybodies™, announced ... Ph.D., to Chief Scientific Officer and appointed ... . "Since our start in September 2009, ...
... 12, 2011 Wound Management Technologies, Inc., (OTCQB: WNDM ... solutions, today announced that Fort Smith, AR based Golden ... now on the list of preferred products approved for ... one of the country,s premiere integrated healthcare service companies, ...
Cached Biology Technology:CAS and InfoChem Enter Into Long Term Collaboration in ChemInformatics 2CAS and InfoChem Enter Into Long Term Collaboration in ChemInformatics 3Zyngenia, Inc. Promotes Chief Scientific Officer and Hires Chief Business Officer 2Zyngenia, Inc. Promotes Chief Scientific Officer and Hires Chief Business Officer 3CellerateRX® Added to List of Preferred Products for Golden Living Healthcare Network 2CellerateRX® Added to List of Preferred Products for Golden Living Healthcare Network 3
... a hairpin primer labeled with a ... non-fluorescent quencher) and a 3 single-stranded ... identical to the UniPrimer provided in ... and is provided at a concentration ...
...
Mouse monoclonal antibody raised against a partial recombinant EBI3. NCBI Entrez Gene ID = EBI3...
... The JASCO Model AS-2055 and AS-2057 are ... productivity and,the highest possible level of precision. ... 384 well positions (microplate) for,laboratory automation and ... for 84 micro-vials or the standard rack ...
Biology Products: