In recent years, microRNAs have been implicated in cancer stem cells, cancer metastases, and even in psychological and metabolic diseases.The news release is about this publication: Embryonic stem cell–specific microRNAs regulate the G1-S transition and promote rapid proliferation by Yangming Wang and 5 co-authors, including Robert Blelloch, Nat Genet 2008(Nov 2) [Epub ahead of print]. [PubMed Citation]. The article isn't freely accessible.
Sunday, November 16, 2008
News release about microRNAs
UCSF team moves in on mechanism in stem cell growth, possibly cancer, News Release, UCSF News Office, November 13, 2008. Excerpt: