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Gene linked to anxious behavior in mice

( -- To measure anxiety in a mouse and suggest it’s similar to anxiety in a person may seem like a stretch, but the metrics sound uncannily familiar. Paralyzed by fear, afraid to leave the house or socialize ...

dateFeb 19, 2009 in Medical research
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Structural study backs new model for the nuclear pore complex

( -- In higher organisms, the genetic material is confined and protected in the cell nucleus. In order for a healthy cell to function, the DNA must send manufacturing orders through the double membrane of the ...

dateDec 24, 2008 in
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New ways to pressure HIV

Two new studies showing that protein bits produced by unusual "reading" of the HIV genome can induce immune responses will appear online in the Journal of Experimental Medicine on Jan. 11.

dateJan 11, 2010 in HIV & AIDS
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New mutation linked to non-Hodgkin's lymphoma

Some patients with non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL) -- a cancer of B cells -- harbor a particular mutation in the gene encoding the receptor for B cell activating factor (BAFF), according to a paper published online on November ...

dateNov 01, 2010 in Cancer
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MicroRNAs play a role in cocaine addiction

MicroRNAs, already linked to cancer, heart disease and mental disorders such as schizophrenia, may also be involved in addiction. A team of Rockefeller University neuroscientists has shown that a protein that plays a crucial ...

dateJul 27, 2010 in Medical research
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