Several media have echoed research by IRB Barcelona researcher Travis H. Stracker on the key role of the TLK2 gene for the development of the placenta and for embryo viability in mice.
Published in the journal Cell Death and Differentiation, this finding may be of biomedical relevance. A recent massive genomics study of people with intellectual disabilities performed in the Netherlands points to TLK2 mutations in this population.
Selected media mentions
Link to EFE Futuro
Link to La Vanguardia
Link to El Periódico