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CELL. A small room in a prison. See Dungeon.

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Sharp's work is crucial to understanding how cells and viruses regulate their genes, a fundamental process in cell specialization, carcinogenesis, growth, healing, aging and viral diseases such as AIDS.
In a laboratory test used to simulate normal cell specialization, the scientists detected no differentiation of cardiac muscle, and also no formation of a tissue known as primitive endoderm, which is essential for the embryo to survive and develop.
To find the right combination of active substances, the scientists are focusing on signaling pathways which are especially important for cell specialization.