Published in Cardiovascular Device Liability Week, November 6th, 2005
A DNA-binding protein, Cut interprets and transcribes the developmental signals sent through the "Notch" gene, which regulates a layer of epithelial cells as they replicate and divide. But when Cut garbles those signals the result is uncontrolled cell proliferation, sometimes with dire genetic and health consequences.
Results of the study are described in the Oct. 1 edition of the journal Development.
Led by FSU assistant professor Wu-Min Deng, the research has...
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