News tagged with cellular dna
There are some genes that are only activated in the very first days of an embryo's existence. Once they have accomplished their task, they are shut down forever, unlike most of our genes, which remain active throughout our ...
Genetics Oct 04, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Researchers with UC Irvine's Chao Family Comprehensive Cancer Center have identified a major reason why melanoma is largely resistant to chemotherapy.
Cancer Sep 17, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Researchers from the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) have identified a new role of a chemical involved in controlling the genes underlying memory and learning.
Genetics Sep 17, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 2 |
A mysterious form of cell death, coded in proteins and enzymes, led to a discovery by UNC researchers uncovering a prime suspect for new cancer drug development.
Cancer Sep 13, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0
Scientists have restored the sense of smell in mice through gene therapy for the first time—a hopeful sign for people who can't smell anything from birth or lose it due to disease.
Medical research Sep 02, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 1 |
The discovery of a 'switch' that modifies a gene known to be essential for normal heart development could explain variations in the severity of birth defects in children with DiGeorge syndrome.
Genetics Aug 23, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Double-stranded breaks in cellular DNA can trigger tumorigenesis. Researchers from Ludwig-Maximilians-Universitaet (LMU) in Munich, Germany, have determined the structure of a protein involved in the repair and signaling ...
Medical research Jun 19, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Fear conditioning using sound and taste aversion, as applied to mice, have revealed interesting information on the basis of memory allocation.
Neuroscience Jun 18, 2012 | 3 / 5 (1) | 0
Experimenting with cells in culture, researchers at the Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center have breathed possible new life into two drugs once considered too toxic for human cancer treatment. The drugs, azacitidine (AZA) ...
Cancer Mar 22, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Yale scientists have discovered the molecular pathway by which maternally inherited deafness appears to occur: Mitochondrial DNA mutations trigger a signaling cascade, resulting in programmed ...
Medical research Feb 17, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Protein p53 is known for controlling the life and death of a cell and has a key role in cancer research. P53 is known to be inactive in 50 percent of cancer patients. If researchers succeed in re-establishing the presence ...
Cancer Jan 20, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Children who experience the stress of separation at birth from biological parents and are brought up in orphanages undergo biological consequences such as changes in their genome functioning, Yale School of ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Dec 05, 2011 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- Male infertility could soon have a boost through new treatments at a sub-DNA 'epigenetic' level, according to researchers from The Australian National University.
Genetics Dec 05, 2011 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Scientists are beginning to decode the complex biology of aging and are optimistic that recent advances in research may lead to treatments that can slow or even reverse degeneration and disease.
Medical research Nov 15, 2011 | 4.6 / 5 (15) | 5
Whitehead Institute scientists have determined that master transcription factors determine the genes regulated by key signaling pathways. In this way, signaling pathways are targeted to genes that are most relevant to each ...
Medical research Oct 27, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |