Follistatin: a key player in embryo implantation
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Follistatin: a key player in embryo implantation

The complex process of embryo implantation in the uterus has raised interest among researchers in the field in part because it fails in about half of in vitro fertilization procedures. Looking to improve the success rate of assisted reproductive technologies, researchers at Baylor College of Medicine investigated in more detail the mechanism involved in successful … Continue reading

Image of the Month: Mechanisms of cancer survival
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Image of the Month: Mechanisms of cancer survival

  Among other studies, the  lab of Dr. Chonghiu Cheng is pioneering research projects to better undertsand the role alternative splicing plays in cancer. “We have been intrigued by the fact that nearly all human genes are detected to undergo alternative splicing, vastly expanding the human proteomes. Despite these important observations, alternative splicing in cancer has remained … Continue reading