Tag: "missteps" at biology news
Study hints at role of stem cell genes in testicular, breast cancers
...e goal of this research is to identify the genetic missteps
that lead to birth defects and infertility. As part of this research, the team had determined that the four genes ?OCT 4, NANOG, STELLAR and GDF3-- play a role in prompting human embryonic stem cells to develop into primordial, or earliest-stage, ge...
Leave it to salmon to leave no stone unturned
...nd fishery sciences. Ignoring this role can cause missteps
in managing salmon runs or attempting to rehabilitate habitat, he says. A major loss in the number of salmon, for example, doesn't just affect future generations of that fish alone. "In streams with high densities of salmon, the disturbance from spa...
Protein connections: A network to understand disease
...eatments may be designed to interrupt the cellular missteps
that lead to disease. Others who participated in this research include: Drs. Chad Shaw, Akash J. Patel and Joseph Fisk, of BCM, Drs. Gábor Szabó, Jean-François Rual, Tong Hao, Ning Li, Alex Smolyar, David E. Hill and Albert-László Barabási of Harvar...