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Transcriptional coregulator regulates pancreatic β-cells fitness and function

The transcriptional coregulator Swi-independent 3—or Sin3—switches on and off the genes that drive crucial biological processes during prenatal development, including cellular differentiation, maturation, survival, metabolism, and stress responses. Earlier studies reported the postnatal presence of Sin3 in the pancreas, yet its functional attributes were poorly understood. In recent work published in Diabetes, Xiaodun Yang—from the […]

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Israel returns to virus lockdown as cases mount

Israel is set to go back into a full lockdown later Friday to try to contain a coronavirus outbreak that has steadily worsened for months as its government has been plagued by indecision and infighting. The three-week lockdown beginning at 2 p.m. (1100 GMT) will include the closure of many businesses, strict limits on public […]