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p53 determines organ size

In studies conducted on the fruit fly, researchers at IRB Barcelona (Spain) headed by ICREA Professor Marco Milan have revealed that organs have the molecular mechanisms to control their proportions. In this process the protein ...

dateDec 15, 2010 in Biotechnology
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Insulin levels found to affect breast cancer survival

(PhysOrg.com) -- Women treated for breast cancer who have elevated levels of circulating insulin face substantially higher mortality rates than their peers with lower levels, according to a new study authored by a Yale School ...

dateDec 06, 2010 in Cancer
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