Dividing mouse embryo cells

22 Mar 2017

Archaeological traces of embryo development seen in adult cells

Analysing genomes from adult cells, Sanger Institute and their collaborators have been able to look back in time to reveal how each embryo developed. Published in Nature today (22 March 2017), the research shows that one of the cells from from the two-cell stage of the human embryo,becomes more dominant than the other and ultimately makes up a higher proportion of the adult body.

20 Mar 2017

Study reveals possible drug targets for cancers with a faulty PTEN gene

Cooperating genes and pathways found for tumour suppressor gene PTEN. These are possible drug targets for cancers with a faulty PTEN gene.