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Nuria Torres

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Nuria Torres
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Scottish Oceans Institute
East Sands
St Andrews
Fife
United Kingdom

Email: npta1@st-andrews.ac.uk

Research overview

Diversification of TCF family genes

The TCF family genes are the major mediators of Wnt/β-catenin signalling, which is necessary during development and has been found altered in different diseases, such as cancer and diabetes.

Comparing vertebrates and invertebrates reveals a huge diversity of vertebrate TCF transcription factors, which may lead to subfunctionalization and/or neo-functionalization of vertebrate TCFs.

This proyect aim to understand vertebrate-specific functions of Wnt/β-catenin signalling, which will be ultimately relevant for human and animal disease.

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