Published in Blood Weekly, June 19th, 2003
"Cortical progenitors begin to interpret leukemia inhibitory factor (LIF) and bone morphogenetic protein (BMP) as astrocyte-inducing signals during late embryonic cortical development, coincident with an increase in their expression of epidermal growth factor receptors (EGFRs)," researchers in the United States explained.
"To determine whether the developmental change in EGFRs regulates the change in responsiveness to LIF and BMP," J. Viti and colleagues at the University of Pittsburgh "analyzed cortical progenitors induced to express EGFRs prematurely and progenitors from...
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