According to a new study in Nature Genetics, men may have a higher rate of colorectal cancer than women because of a fault in the X chromosome, reports the UK Press Association. The defect in the chromosome is linked to reduced activity in the SHROOM2 gene, which controls cell development.
A trial upgrade to GenomeWeb Premium gives you full site access, interest-based email alerts, access to archives, and more. Never miss another important industry story.
Try GenomeWeb Premium now.
Already a GenomeWeb Premium member? Login Now.
Or, See if your institution qualifies for premium access.
*Before your trial expires, we’ll put together a custom quote with your long-term premium options.
Being born premature shouldn't mean infants with high blood sugar levels don't undergo genetic testing for neonatal diabetes, a study in Pediatrics says.
In Cell this week: phosphoproteomic patterns in prostate cancer, effect of gene expression on fitness in yeast, and more.
Scripps Research Institute investigators peer back at the RNA world.
In PNAS this week: chromosome instability in S. cerevisiae, structural differences and sequence divergence in rice, and more.