Drs. Harmit Malik and Mia Levine on a male fruit fly protein necessary for embryo survival
July 7, 2015
| By Dr. Rachel Tompa / Fred Hutch News Service
Gestation has traditionally been viewed as the mother’s domain, with dad doing little more than depositing his half of the genome. Now, a new study in fruit flies pinpoints a protein in sperm that regulates embryos’ earliest cell divisions.
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