News tagged with nucleic acids research

Mining cancer data for treatment clues

There is an enormous amount that we do not understand about the fundamental causes and behavior of cancer cells, but at some level, experts believe that cancer must relate to DNA and the genome.

Jun 07, 2017
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BrainScope—a new view on the brain

Researchers at the Leiden University Medical Center (LUMC) and TU Delft have developed a web portal that serves to advance brain research. Using BrainScope, researchers can quickly and interactively explore gene activity ...

Feb 03, 2017
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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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