News tagged with nucleic acids research

Genome-editing 'toolbox' targets multiple genes at once

A Yale research team has designed a system to modify, or edit, multiple genes in the genome simultaneously, while also minimizing unintended effects. The gene-editing "toolbox" provides a user-friendly solution that scientists ...

Jul 26, 2016
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In pursuit of the causes of cardiac hypertrophy

Specific genes are responsible for determining cell growth and differentiation during the early stages of cardiac development. Reactivation of these genes later in life can lead to an abnormal thickening of the heart muscle. ...

Dec 22, 2015
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Outsmarting advanced prostate cancer

International research involving the University of Adelaide has helped explain how tumour cells become resistant to common therapies used in the treatment of prostate cancer.

Jun 12, 2015
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