Scientists find genes in yeast linked to blood vessel growth in humans

04/27/2010 | New York Times (tiered subscription model), The

A group of scientists at the University of Texas at Austin has identified hundreds of genes that play a role in human diseases by looking for homologies in humans, plants, nematode worms and other species. For instance, they found that the genes used by yeast to repair its cell wall are related to the genes associated with blood vessel growth in humans.

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