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What is chromogranin? Chromogranin is a type of protein found primarily in neuroendocrine cells. There are three chromogranin proteins encoded by the CHGA (chromogranin A), CHGB (chromogranin B), and CHGC (chromogranin C) genes. What does chromogranin do? Chromogranins play important roles in the regulated secretion of hormones and specialized proteins called neuropeptides. They are present …
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In situ hybridization (ISH)

What is in situ hybridization? In situ hybridization (ISH) is a laboratory test used to see genetic material, such as DNA or RNA, within cells or tissues. It is commonly used in medicine to identify and visualize specific genes or gene products and to detect infectious agents such as viruses. How does in situ hybridization …
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What is COVID-19? COVID-19 is a respiratory disease caused by a virus called severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2). This virus is part of a large family of viruses known as coronaviruses. The coronavirus family includes many different types of viruses, some that cause disease in humans and some that cause disease in animals.  …
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