Gene of the month - Sonic Hedgehog

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Gene of the month - Sonic Hedgehog
« on: 14/05/2012 18:21:22 »
If you ask most people what they think of when they hear the words “Sonic Hedgehog”, they’ll probably describe a spiky blue video game character. But ask a biologist, and they might at least pause for a moment, because as well as being the main protagonist of the 90s Sega games, Sonic Hedgehog is also an important gene found in mammals, along with the similar genes desert hedgehog and Indian hedgehog.
Read a transcript of the interview by clicking here

or [chapter podcast=3945 track=12.03.14/Naked_Genetics_12.03.14_10115.mp3] Listen to it now[/chapter] or [download as MP3]
« Last Edit: 14/05/2012 18:21:22 by _system »