News tagged with repression
Maintaining the right level of sugar in the blood is the responsibility not only of insulin, which removes glucose, but also of a hormone called glucagon, which adds glucose.
Diabetes Apr 12, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Scientists at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory have identified a candidate drug target for treating acute myeloid leukemia (AML), a white blood cell cancer that proliferates out of control in the bone marrow. The team, led by ...
Cancer Apr 02, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Although it's widely accepted that inflammation is a critical underlying factor in a range of diseases, including the progression of cancer, little is known about its role when normal cells become tumor cells. Now, scientists ...
Cancer Feb 23, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Cells that repress their "bad time" pumps when a nutrient is abundant were much more efficient at preparing for starvation and at recovering afterward than the cells that had been genetically engineered to avoid this repression.
Genetics Feb 23, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Scientists at the University of Leicester have opened up a whole new approach to the therapeutic intervention for a family of anti-cancer drug targets, thanks to a completely new and unexpected finding.
Cancer Jan 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |