A new study by Georgetown University Medical Center researchers reveals how a well-known tumor suppressor gene may be functioning to stop cancer cell growth.
Cancer Dec 17, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Human mesenchymal stem cells (hMSCs) can develop into bone cells and are useful for tissue engineering and regeneration. However, when grown in the laboratory they quickly lose their ability to continue dividing ...
Medical research Dec 04, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—A newly-engineered strain of mice whose dividing cells express a fluorescent protein could open the door to new methods of regulating cell proliferation in humans. Cell proliferation plays ...
Medical research Nov 28, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—In a new study appearing this month in the Journal of Neuroscience, researchers have unlocked the complex cellular mechanics that instruct specific brain cells to continue to divide. This d ...
Neuroscience Nov 01, 2012 | 4.6 / 5 (7) | 0 |
The power of taxane-based chemotherapy drugs are misunderstood and potentially underestimated, according to researchers at Weill Cornell Medical College in the September 15 issue of the journal Cancer Research.
Cancer Sep 17, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
The adult human circulatory system contains between 20 and 30 trillion red blood cells (RBCs), the precise size and number of which can vary from person to person. Some people may have fewer, but larger RBCs, while others ...
Genetics Aug 28, 2012 | not rated yet | 1 |
Genetics researchers have identified a key gene that, when mutated, causes the rare multisystem disorder Cornelia deLange syndrome (CdLS). By revealing how mutations in the HDAC8 gene disrupt the biology of proteins that ...
Genetics Aug 12, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
A drug that uses a unique double hit to kill leukaemia cells could be a potential new treatment for patients with acute myeloid leukaemia. The research, majority funded by Cancer Research UK, is ...
Cancer Jul 13, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Skin squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) is a subtype of very aggressive skin cancers that usually develops in sunexposed body regions, but can also affect a large number of organs such as the bladder, esophagus, lungs etc. However, ...
Cancer Jul 09, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
In a new study from Lawson Health Research Institute, Dr. Joseph Torchia has identified a new genetic pathway influencing the spread of cancer cells. The discovery of this mechanism could lead to new avenues for treatment.
Cancer May 03, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
New research findings show how it may be possible to render cancer tumours harmless without affecting the other cells and tissues in the body. The findings apply to cancers including breast, lung and bowel cancer. The study ...
Cancer Apr 19, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
The well-being of living cells requires specialized squads of proteins that maintain order. Degraders chew up worn-out proteins, recyclers wrap up damaged organelles, and-most importantly-DNA repair crews ...
Medical research Mar 12, 2012 | 5 / 5 (4) | 0 |
Scientists have discovered a new target in their fight against the devastating global disease 'malaria' thanks to the discovery of a new protein involved in the parasite's life cycle.
Medical research Feb 23, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Fresh insights into how our cells multiply could help scientists develop drugs to treat cancer.
Cancer Feb 13, 2012 | 3.7 / 5 (3) | 0 |
Plant flavonoid luteolin blocks cell signaling pathways in colon cancer cells
Cancer Jan 23, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 1