Protein Key To Organ Growth

Tue, 27 Feb 2007 01:00 AM EST

... When amounts of a small protein called TCTP (translationally controlled tumor protein) are reduced in the cells of fruit flies, they are smaller than normal, indicating that the protein plays a major role in the growth and proliferation of cells, said researchers at Baylor College of Medicine in a report in current issue of the journal Nature. [click link for full article] ...