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Modified zebrafish may point the way toward T cell leukemia genes, aid in drug development
...resses through the animals' bodies. The three-gene combo
was then injected into embryonic zebrafish, causing the genes to be incorporated in all of the developing fish's cells. "We found that cancer developed in virtually all the fish that carried a functional Myc gene," explains Look, who is also a profe...
Genetic aberration helps explain variation in cystic fibrosis
...ver, there's no good way to predict whether the 5T combo
will lead to disease or whether the person will be perfectly healthy. In a presentation Thursday, Nov. 6, at 2 p.m., graduate student Tim Hefferon is scheduled to report that repeats of two sets of genetic building blocks thymine (T) by itself or...