• A calcium-binding protein and its function in the heart muscle August 9, 2016 polygene

    8 years ago we made a knockout mouse unraveling the function of a calcium-binding protein (Calsequestrin) in the heart muscle. Finally it is published!

    Several genetically modified mice models were studied so far to investigate the role of cardiac calsequestrin (CSQ2) for the contractile function of the ventricle and for the occurrence of ventricular tachycardia. By ...

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  • What makes us feel hungry? August 5, 2016 polygene

    A new study published in Nature communications with PolyGene mice suggests it all starts in the liver and not in the brain.

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