News tagged with journal nature genetics
Swiss scientists reveal the mechanism responsible for aging hidden deep within mitochondria—and dramatically slow it down in worms by administering antibiotics to the young.
Medical research May 22, 2013 | 4.9 / 5 (12) | 2 |
Researchers from Queen Mary, University of London have led the largest sequencing study of human disease to date, investigating the genetic basis of six autoimmune diseases.
Genetics May 22, 2013 | 4.5 / 5 (4) | 0 |
Solving the structure of a critical human molecule involved in cancer, scientists at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) have found what they call a good example of structural conservation—dissimilar ...
Medical research May 01, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
Two studies led by investigators at Weill Cornell Medical College shed light on the molecular biology of three blood disorders, leading to novel strategies to treat these diseases.
Medical research Mar 25, 2013 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
In new research published on March 21, 2013 in the online issue of The American Journal of Human Genetics, researchers from Brigham and Women's Hospital (BWH) demonstrate that some variants in our genes that contribute to a p ...
Genetics Mar 21, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Bowel cancer cells missing one of three genes can rapidly reshuffle their genetic 'pack of cards' – the chromosomes that hold the cell's genetic information. This reshuffling has been previously shown to ...
Cancer Feb 27, 2013 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Researchers in Japan have injected induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSCs) from mice back into genetically identical mice and report that doing so caused no immune reaction. This contradicts the results ...
Medical research Jan 10, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—Biologists at UC San Diego have unraveled the anti-viral mechanism of a human gene that may explain why some people infected with HIV have much higher amounts of virus in their bloodstreams ...
HIV & AIDS Sep 24, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Scientists at the Allen Institute for Brain Science reported in the latest issue of the journal Nature that human brains share a consistent genetic blueprint and possess enormous biochemical complexity. The fi ...
Neuroscience Sep 19, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 1 |
University of Rochester Medical Center scientists discovered new genetic evidence linking cholesterol and cancer, raising the possibility that cholesterol medications could be useful in the future for cancer prevention or ...
Medical research Sep 13, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
An international team of scientists have shown at an unprecedented level of detail how cells prioritise the repair of genes containing potentially dangerous damage. The research, published in the journal Nature and involv ...
Genetics Sep 09, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Do older fathers doom their children to genetic disease?
Genetics Aug 22, 2012 | 2.6 / 5 (7) | 2
Scientists in Germany and Africa on Wednesday said they had found two variants of genes that help to explain why some lucky individuals do not develop severe malaria.
Genetics Aug 15, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
An international team of scientists, including four at Simon Fraser University, has made a discovery that will change the way the most deadly form of breast cancer is treated.
Cancer Apr 04, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1 |
Mutations in three new genes have been linked to autism, according to new studies including one with investigators at Mount Sinai School of Medicine. All three studies include lead investigators of the Autism Sequencing Consortium ...
Autism spectrum disorders Apr 04, 2012 | not rated yet | 0