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2012-03-13 08:05:02

A group of researchers from Mount Sinai School of Medicine have identified a key regulator protein that plays a role in kidney fibrosis. Kidney fibrosis, or renal fibrosis, is a condition that ultimately leads to kidney failure. This research could be a potential relief for the millions of Americans affected by kidney failure. The Mount Sinai research team posted their findings in the March 11 issue of Nature Medicine. John Cijiang He, MD, PhD, Professor of Nephrology and Pharmacology...

Word of the Day
  • The call or cry of a bird or other animal to its mate or its young.
'Call-note' is newer than 'bird-call,' which originally referred to 'an instrument for imitating the note of birds' but now also refers to 'the song or cry of a bird.'