Published in Blood Weekly, June 13th, 2002
Susan Parkhurst, PhD, and Miriam Rosenberg, both of Fred Hutchinson's Basic Sciences Division, describe in the journal Cell how a gene called Sir2, long studied in yeast and worms, has a counterpart in fruit flies that plays a dynamic role in the genetic regulation of early development.
"Because of the important role of the Sir2 gene to basic life functioning, this gene has...
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