How to de-repress genes by ZRF1

Waddington's epigenetic landscape, from C.H. Waddington The strategy of genes: a discussion of some aspects of theoretical biology (Allen & Unwin, 1957)

Genomes contains the information necessary to form all the different types of cells present in the adult form. During embryonic development, the rapidly dividing cells in early embryo have a future of immense possibilities ahead. As exciting as this might sound, at some point they have to decide what kind of cells they will be in the future. Read the rest of this entry »