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Dev Cell August 1, 2005; 9 (2): 171-2.

A small gem with great powers: geminin keeps neural progenitors thriving.

Aigner S , Gage FH .

Timing and extent of cell expansion and specialization in the developing nervous system are tightly controlled. In a recent issue of Genes and Development, Seo and coworkers (2005a) show that geminin (Gem), a protein involved in cell cycle control, also regulates the transition from proliferating neural progenitors to differentiating neurons.

PubMed ID: 16054024
Article link: Dev Cell

Genes referenced: cdt1 gem gmnn neurod1 six3

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