News tagged with homeostasis

Feedback loop maintains basal cell population

Notch โ€“ the protein that can help determine cell fate โ€“ maintains a stable population of basal cells in the prostate through a positive feedback loop system with another key protein โ€“ TGF beta (transforming growth factor ...

dateNov 01, 2012 in Cell & Microbiology
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The epigenetic influence of the father

( -- Scientists from the Friedrich Miescher Institute for Biomedical Research (FMI) shed light on the highly debated question whether fathers transmit epigenetic information to their offspring. ...

dateMay 28, 2010 in Medical research
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