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Embryos Remember Chemicals They Encounter

News   Nov 09, 2018 | Original story from The Rockefeller University

 
Embryonic 'Signaling Memory' Permanently Alters Differentiation Pathway

When lab-grown embryos were exposed to Activin alone, they failed to differentiate (left). Following exposure to both WNT and Activin, distinct cell types emerged (right). Image credit: The Rockefeller University

 
 
 

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