Published in Cancer Weekly, March 23rd, 2004
This discovery should eventually help scientists design a better treatment for this disease, according to investigators at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. An article about this research is published in the February 29, 2004, online issue of Nature Genetics.
The St. Jude team showed that Rb limits the proliferation of immature retinal cells so the retina develops to a normal size. The Rb protein also prompts specific...
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