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Cell Size Sparks Genome Awakening in Embryos

News   Jun 19, 2019 | Original story from Penn Medicine

 
Size Matters for Genome Awakening in Embryos

Awakening of the zygote genome over time as decreasing individual cell size triggers early embryo protein transcription Credit: Matt Good/Penn Medicine/Cell Press

 
 
 

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