News tagged with biochemical pathway

Study finds genetic link between misery and death

In ongoing work to identify how genes interact with social environments to impact human health, UCLA researchers have discovered what they describe as a biochemical link between misery and death. In addition, they found a ...

dateFeb 24, 2010 in Genetics
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RNA interference found in budding yeasts

Some budding yeast species have the ability to silence genes using RNA interference (RNAi). Until now, most researchers thought that no budding yeasts possess the RNAi pathway because Saccharomyces cerevisiae, the protoypical ...

dateSep 11, 2009 in Biochemistry
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Second gene linked to familial testicular cancer

Specific variations or mutations in a particular can gene raise a man's risk of familial, or inherited, testicular germ-cell cancer, the most common form of this disease, according to new research by scientists at the National ...

dateJun 29, 2009 in Cancer
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