Wednesday, February 08, 2006
Cancer researchers found a new mechanism potentially explaining
Cancer researchers at the University of Helsinki, Finland, in trying to find a novel tumor suppressor gene, instead found an important evolutionary change that occurred in a key developmental signalling pathway. The finding suggests a potential mechanism for evolution of complex intercellular signalling pathways. The results are published in today’s issue of the journal Developmental Cell.
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Model of an Internal Evolutionary Mechanism