Archive: 05/19/2009

Cohesin jigsaw begins to fit

The essential chromosomal protein complex cohesin has crucial roles in sister chromatid cohesion, DNA repair and transcriptional regulation. Despite its conserved function, cohesin's disparate association patterns in different ...

May 19, 2009
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Why does eczema often lead to asthma?

Many young children who get a severe skin rash develop asthma months or years later. Doctors call the progression from eczema, or atopic dermatitis, to breathing problems the atopic march. In this week's issue of PLoS Bi ...

May 19, 2009
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