News tagged with gene segments

Regulating hematopoietic differentiation

Blood cells originate from a small pool of hematopoietic stem cells (HSCs) through a complex process of differentiation steps that are tightly regulated at the transcriptional level. Dissecting the mechanisms ...

dateOct 05, 2012 in Cell & Microbiology
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Hereditary kidney disease linked to genetic location

An in-depth study of a family with multiple generations affected by kidney disease has identified a previously unknown location for a gene abnormality causing focal segmental glomerulosclerosis (FSGS), according to a study ...

dateJul 08, 2010 in Genetics
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Watermelon: Fruit on the Fast Track

(PhysOrg.com) -- Agricultural Research Service (ARS) scientists are studying how watermelons grow from tiny flowers to plus-size, market-ready produce in only five weeks. Their findings have resulted in the ...

dateDec 14, 2009 in Biotechnology
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