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A fishy tale: A gene that blocks regeneration in fish blocks cancer in humans

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A fishy tale: A gene that blocks regeneration in fish blocks cancer in humans

Published on 19th Nov 2015

Published on 19th November 2015

In a paper published in eLife, scientists from UCSF have found a a gene responsible for preventing cells from growing uncontrollably into deadly cancers in humans is also able to block tissue regeneration in zebrafish.

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