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Comments by Stephen J. Elledge, department of biochemistry, Baylor College of Medicine, and Howard Hughes Medical Institute

Cyclin-dependent kinases (Cdks) are a group of molecules that help to control cellular duplication. According to Stephen J. Elledge, a professor of biochemistry at Baylor College of Medicine and a Howard Hughes Medical Institute investigator, Cdks often receive the information that determines whether a cell will copy itself. "By regulating them, you control cell proliferation," he explains.

SEEKING CKIs: Baylor’s Stephen Elledge helped find a protein that plays a role in Wilms' tumor and Beckwith-Wiedemann syndrome.
Molecules called Cdk...

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