Research identifies more than 40 new imprinted genes.
Led by Catherine Dulac, the Higgins Professor of Molecular and Cellular Biology, a team of researchers has identified more than 40 new “imprinted’ genes, in which either the maternal or paternal copy of a gene is expressed while the other is silenced. (Full The Harvard Gazette article) File photo by Kris Snibbe/Harvard Staff Photographer
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