News tagged with cell nucleus

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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Evolutionarily preserved mechanism governs use of genes

Researchers at Uppsala University have found that the protein coding parts of a gene are packed in special nucleosomes. The same type of packaging is found in the roundworm C elegans, which is a primeval relative of humans ...

Aug 18, 2009
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Study reveals a reprogrammed role for the androgen receptor

The androgen receptor - a protein ignition switch for prostate cancer cell growth and division - is a master of adaptability. When drug therapy deprives the receptor of androgen hormones, thereby halting cell proliferation, ...

Jul 27, 2009
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