Published in Women's Health Weekly, August 24th, 2006
"Inducible gene modification using the Cre/loxP system provides a valuable tool for the analysis of gene function in the active animal. GFAP-Cre transgenic mice have been developed to achieve gene recombination in astrocytes, the most abundant cells of the central nervous system, with pivotal roles during brain function and pathology," wrote P.G. Hirrlinger and colleagues, Max-Planck Institute for Experimental Medicine.
They explained, "Unfortunately, these mice...
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