In a study published in the journal Genes and Development, University of Pennsylvania researchers have filled in details of how an enzyme, through interactions with a network of nearly two dozen other genes, protects the integrity of the germ line by giving rise to a class of RNA molecules that are essential to sperm development.
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James Wilson of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on gene therapy treatment prices and policies.
Raza Ahmad of the Perelman School of Medicine is mentioned for studying the health benefits of intense workouts.
Anne Cappola of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on monitoring thyroid growths.
Peter Snyder of the Perelman School of Medicine discusses the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s suggestions for makers of prescription testosterone products.
A study from the Perelman School of Medicine about poor sleeping patterns can lead to increased cravings for fatty foods is cited.