News tagged with cell nucleus

Researchers identify new protein

(PhysOrg.com) -- A Brigham Young University team led by Laura Bridgewater, who delivered the university forum address Tuesday, recently identified a new version of a protein involved in several key processes ...

Jul 21, 2010
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Preventing cells from getting the kinks out of DNA

(PhysOrg.com) -- Many standard antibiotics and anti-cancer drugs block the enzymes that snip the kinks and knots out of DNA -DNA tangles are lethal to cells - but the drugs are increasingly encountering resistant bacteria ...

May 21, 2010
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Tumor mechanism identified

Researchers from the Peninsula Medical School in Plymouth (UK), the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York, Cornell University in New York, Weil Medical College in New York and the Center for Neural Tumour Research ...

Feb 22, 2010
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New route to leukemia uncovered

(PhysOrg.com) -- Scientists have discovered a completely new route by which leukaemia develops, according to research published in Nature this weekend.

Sep 28, 2009
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Lipid involved with gene regulation uncovered

Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine researchers have discovered a new role for the bioactive lipid messenger, sphingosine-1-phosphate, or S1P, that is abundant in our blood - a finding that could lead to a ...

Sep 04, 2009
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