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Tycko B, Efstratiadis A
Nature (2002)
Category: genomic imprinting ¤ Added: Jun 29, 2002 ¤ Rating: ◊◊
Knocking out a minor form of the Igf2 messenger RNA from the placenta in mice has surprisingly strong effects on nutrient transport to the fetus. This has implications for the theory of maternal?paternal genetic conflict.