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Hormone Research (2009) 71 (Suppl. 2): 22–29.
Published Online: 29 April 2009
...Gavin Kelsey The hallmarks of epigenetics – the memory of defining earlier developmental events and the distinction of active and inactive genes – are exemplified by imprinted genes. In this article, I shall consider the imprinted Gnas locus in some detail. Gnas encodes the stimulatory G-protein...
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Hormone Research (2006) 65 (Suppl. 3): 34–40.
Published Online: 10 April 2006
... selection pressure during human history. The conflicting interests of the mother and the father in restricting and promoting fetal growth, may be reflected in the evolutionary development of imprinted genes, of which over 70% are thought to regulate fetal growth and brain development [ 15 ]. Our own...