News tagged with cell regulation

Learning to program cellular memory

What if we could program living cells to do what we would like them to do in the body? Having such control—a major goal of synthetic biology—could allow for the development of cell-based therapies that might one day replace ...

dateMar 14, 2016 in Biotechnology
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Mother controls embryo's gene activity

Frog embryos do not fully control which genes they can turn on or off in the beginning of their development – but their mother does, through specific proteins in the egg cell. Molecular developmental biologists at Radboud ...

dateDec 18, 2015 in Cell & Microbiology
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