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Digit evolution in gymnophthalmid lizards

Digit evolution in gymnophthalmid lizards
Juliana Roscito, Pedro M. S. Nunes, Miguel T Rodrigues
doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1101/013953

Background The tetrapod limb is a highly diverse structure, and reduction of the limbs accounts for much of the phenotypes observed within species. 225 more words

Gene Expression

Study: Diesel Exhaust Changes Expression of DNA

Based on observing career truck drivers: diesel fumes do not cause weight loss.

Asthmatics who inhaled diesel exhaust fumes for two hours in a study booth didn’t just get itchy eyes and a headache while breathing in the polluted air.

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GASTROINTESTINAL CANCER 12-gene recurrence score for resected rectal cancer (January 2015)

Among patients with T3N0 (stage II) colon cancer, gene expression tests such as the 12-gene recurrence score assay are used to refine prognostic stratification and aid in decision making about adjuvant chemotherapy. 216 more words

Scientists identify gene that causes good protein to turn bad

There exists a protein that, most of the time, helps keep the growth of cancer cells in check. But every so often it does the opposite—with potentially deadly consequences. 380 more words