A new study reveals how the amygdala is involved in controlling predatory behavior in mice.
September 14, 2001|
Early analysis of the Caenorhabditis elegans genome failed to detect a gene resembling the important mammalian tumour suppressor gene p53. In the September 13 ScienceXpress, Brent Derry and colleagues at the University of California at Santa Barbara report that there is a nematode p53 orthologue that is involved in apoptosis and the stress response (zdoi;10.1126/science.1065486).They named the gene cep-1 (C. elegans p53-like 1). Disrupting cep-1 expression (by mutation or RNAi experiments) had n