How male and female brains diverge is a hotly debated topic, but the study of model organisms points to differences that cannot be ignored.
February 1, 2001|
The lack of molecular markers is a major factor contributing to the poor diagnosis and survival of women suffering from epithelial ovarian cancer. As reported in the January 30 Proceedings of the National Academy of Science, Welsh et al. identified groups of genes whose expression correlated with clinical observations and therefore might be useful diagnostic markers for ovarian cancer (Proc Natl Acad Sci USA 2001, 98:1176-1181). They developed a high-throughput protocol (which they have termed '