EMBO Journal

The EMBO Journal is a peer-reviewed scientific journal focusing on full-length papers describing original research of general interest in molecular biology and related areas. The journal is published by Nature Publishing Group on behalf of the European Molecular Biology Organization.

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Oncology & Cancer

Two genes slow down the development of intestinal tumors

Benign intestinal tumors with mutations that delete or inactivate two particular tumor-suppressing genes develop more quickly towards cancerous forms, according to new research from the Crick.

Medical research

Researchers discover a new player in tumor suppression and aging

A study conducted by the Spanish National Cancer Research Centre´s (CNIO) Genomic Instability Group, led by Óscar Fernández-Capetillo, describes for the first time in mammals, the role played by the SMC5/6 protein complex ...

Oncology & Cancer

Prioritising the gene faults behind bowel cancer

As tumours develop, faults can pop up in what seems like a bewildering number of genes. And each time one cell becomes two, these mistakes can change and become more diverse.

Oncology & Cancer

Live imaging reveals how wound healing influences cancer

Researchers in the United Kingdom and Denmark have studied the "see-through" larvae of zebrafish to reveal how wound healing leads to skin cancer. Live imaging shows neutrophils, the protective inflammatory cells of the body's ...


Exploring drug repurposing to treat glioblastoma

MALT1 blockers have long been in clinical use for the treatment of blood cancers. A study suggests that these drugs could potentially also be developed as a treatment option for glioblastoma, the most common and lethal type ...

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