At Fertilization Dad's Genome More Ready Than Mom's; but Mom's Catches Up on Its Own
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At Fertilization Dad's Genome More Ready Than Mom's; but Mom's Catches Up on Its Own

Researchers from Huntsman Cancer Institute (HCI) at the University of Utah have discovered that while the genes provided by the father arrive at fertilization pre-programmed to the state needed by the embryo, the genes provided by the mother are in a different state and must be reprogrammed to match. The findings have important implications for both developmental biology and cancer biology....

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