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Pond scum and the gene pool: A critical gene in green algae responsible for multicellularity


May 5, 2016

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Brad Olson, an assistant professor in the Division of Biology at Kansas State University; Erik Hanschen, a doctoral student at the University of Arizona; Hisayoshi Nozaki of the University of Tokyo and an international team of researchers found a single gene is responsible for the evolution of multicellular organisms and may be a possible origin of cancer. Full Story

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Kansas State University

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