Results about: DNA methylation

The loss of protein Dnmt3a increases the number of carcinogen-induced squamous tumours

Researchers led by Salvador Aznar-Benitah at IRB Barcelona investigate the role of Dnmt3a and Dnmt3b proteins in skin homeostasis and tumour development in adult mice.

The study has been published in eLife and deserved an eLife digest aimed at a more general audience.

Two proteins safeguard skin stem cells

Without these proteins, skin stem cells are lost.

The study headed by Salvador Aznar Benitah at IRB Barcelona has been published today in Cell Stem Cell.