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The following research article is accepted or in press.
Pal, S., Gupta, R. and Davuluri, R.V. (2012) Alternative transcription and alternative splicing in cancer (Invited review, Pharmacology & Therapeutics).
This review highlights the role and regulation of alternative transcription and splicing mechanisms in generating the transcriptome, and the misuse and diagnostic/prognostic potential of alternative transcription and splicing in cancer.
The microscope in the image belonged to William E. Horner, M.D., a collaborator with Caspar Wistar, M.D., in the early 1800s.
Dr. Horner, a lecturer at the University of Pennsylvania, was a pioneer of the use of microscopes in anatomical and medical research. He authored Special Anatomy and Histology, a seminal text on the subject.