ATOH1

ATOH1

A gene on 4q22, which encodes a transcriptional regulator that activates E box-dependent transcription, resulting in differentiation of neural-cell subsets.
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The new research - published in the online journal PLoS Biology - focused on the ATOH1 gene in mice and humans and its fruit fly equivalent, Ato.
Scientist showed that ATOH1 suppressed bowel cancer in mice and humans, while Ato prevented eye tumours developing in fruit flies.
Washington, Feb 24 (ANI): Expression of a master control gene called Ato in fruit flies, and ATOH1 in mammals, can suppress cancer, according to scientists at VIB and K.