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RESEARCH COMPARES MOUSE AND HUMAN KIDNEY DEVELOPMENT

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Thursday, February 15, 2018
Three new research articles compare human and mouse kidney development to identify shared and novel features. The studies provide new detailed molecular data to guide future research. The studies revealed deep conservation of certain processes, but also significant differences in gene expression during kidney development, as well as in the timing, scale, organization, and molecular profile of key cell types and cell structures.

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