Category Archives: Hox gene

Researchers identify specialized protein crucial for normal neurodevelopment.

Researchers from the NYU Langone Medical Center and New York University have demonstrated that a specialized DNA-binding protein called CTCF is essential for the precise expression of genes that control the body plan of a developing embryo.  The findings, published in the journal Science, focus on mouse brain cells that work to manage an animal’s movements. The results add important

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