Transgenic mouse modelling has provided a new approach to study the various steps involved in spontaneous and induced mutagenesis in rodent somatic and germline tissues in vivo.
Heterotrophic organisms must acquire nutrients to maintain somatic and gametic function.
As many as one in five new consultations in primary care are for somatic symptoms for which no specific cause can be found.
Interspecific heteroplasmic mice were also produced by microinjection of somatic mitochondria into pronucleus-stage embryos.
TP5 and TP6 do not repress P-element activity in somatic cells, nor do they alter the somatic or germ-line phenotypes of P-insertion alleles.
From this screen, 13 wpch mutants were recovered with reduced somatic mosaicism and low germline reversion rates.
Such patients' insistence that the physician pursue somatic symptoms until a medical diagnosis is obtained can be significantly frustrating.
Do patients with unexplained physical symptoms pressurise general practitioners for somatic treatment?
In the present study, we examined gender differences in somatic symptoms at a mind/body outpatient clinic.
Future work may identify explicit factors mediating the links between somatic and psychological symptoms.