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First-Ever Genetic Animal Model of Autism
Science & Tech  (tags: mouse model, genetic disorder, autism, gene mutation, neurologin 3 gene )

Eduardo
- 2321 days ago - scienceblog.com
By replacing the normal mouse neurologin-3 gene with a mutated neuroligin-3 gene associated with autism in humans, scientists were able to create a gene in the mice that is similar to the human autism disease gene.
Blocking a Gene Could Reverse Aging Skin
Science & Tech  (tags: gene, aging skin, research, transgenic mouse, mouse model )

Eduardo
- 2328 days ago - healthscout.com
Researchers from Stanford University School of Medicine found blocking a single gene, NF-B, can reverse aging in the skin of mammals. They used a transgenic mouse model to test the effect of blocking the gene in the basal layer of the mouse epidermis.
   

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