Slashdot is powered by your submissions, so send in your scoop

 



Forgot your password?
typodupeerror
User Journal

stemceller's Journal: 'Gateway' gene discovered for brain cancer

Journal by stemceller
Researchers have discovered that the same genetic regulator that triggers growth of stem cells during brain development also plays a central role in the development of the lethal brain cancer malignant glioma. In experiments on mice with such gliomas, they showed that knocking out the function of a particular regulatory protein, Olig2, almost completely eliminated tumor formation.
This discussion has been archived. No new comments can be posted.

'Gateway' gene discovered for brain cancer

Comments Filter:

If imprinted foil seal under cap is broken or missing when purchased, do not use.

Working...