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Panoramix: Protein named for comic book hero guides gene-silencing machinery to sites of havoc-causing transposons

Panoramix: Protein named for comic book hero guides gene-silencing machinery to sites of havoc-causing transposons

  The piwi-RNA pathway is vital to genome integrity and the wellbeing of offspring. This image, from prior research in the Hannon Lab, shows a developing fruit fly egg chamber in which several blue-colored ‘nurse cells’ that support the egg are prominent. The bright green area in the upper right portion of the egg is […]