Lamarckian viral defense in worms

  title={Lamarckian viral defense in worms},
  author={Wayne Peng},
  journal={Nature Genetics},
  • Wayne Peng
  • Published 2011
  • Biology
  • Nature Genetics
  • Numerous studies have highlighted the existence of two distinct stem cell populations in the mouse intestine, one located at the crypt base and marked by expression of Lgr5 and another located at the +4 position relative to the crypt base and marked by expression of Bmi1. Jonathan Epstein and colleagues now show that these two stem cell populations share a bidirectional lineage relationship (Science, published online 10 November 2011; doi:10.1126/science.1213214). The authors identified the… CONTINUE READING