News tagged with repetitive dna sequences
A unique new study led by University of Kentucky Markey Cancer Center researchers Guo-Min Li and Libya Gu, in collaboration with Dr. Wei Yang at National Institutes of Health, reveals a novel mechanism explaining the previously ...
Cancer Apr 25, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Scientists from King's College London have identified patterns of epigenetic changes involved in autism spectrum disorder (ASD) by studying genetically identical twins who differ in autism traits. The study, published in ...
Autism spectrum disorders Apr 23, 2013 | 3 / 5 (1) | 1 |
(Medical Xpress)—Cracking the DNA code for a complex region of the human genome has helped 14 North American scientists, including five at Simon Fraser University, chart new territory in immunity research.
Genetics Apr 17, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Fanning the flames of tumor growth: Enzyme responsible for protecting chromosome ends stimulates tumorigenesis
Chromosomes are capped by long, repetitive DNA sequences called telomeres. These caps prevent genomic damage by insulating against the steady shortening of DNA ends that naturally accompanies replication. ...
Cancer Feb 27, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Biomedical researchers studying aging and cancer are intensely interested in telomeres, the protective caps on the ends of chromosomes. In a new study, scientists at UC Santa Cruz used a novel technique to reveal structural ...
Medical research Jan 17, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
Aplastic anaemia is characterised by a reduction in the number of the bone marrow cells that go on to form the different cell types present in blood (essentially red blood cells, white blood cells and platelets). In most ...
Medical research Aug 29, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Scientists of the German Cancer Research Center have discovered an alternative mechanism for the extension of the telomere repeat sequence by DNA repair enzymes.
Medical research Nov 03, 2011 | 5 / 5 (4) | 0
A study of DNA rearrangements in roundworm chromosomes may offer new insight into large-scale genome duplications that occur in developing tumors.
Genetics Apr 21, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |