News tagged with cellular proliferation

DNA damage: The dark side of respiration

(Phys.org) —Adventitious changes in cellular DNA can endanger the whole organism, as they may lead to life-threatening illnesses like cancer. Researchers at LMU now report how byproducts of respiration cause mispairing ...

dateMay 22, 2013 in Biochemistry
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Solving stem cell mysteries

The ability of embryonic stem cells to differentiate into different types of cells with different functions is regulated and maintained by a complex series of chemical interactions, which are not well understood. Learning ...

dateOct 26, 2012 in Cell & Microbiology
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Chemotherapy resistance: A new lead?

UA62784: that is the name of a molecule capable of preventing the proliferation of cancerous cells in vitro, and thus causing their cellular death. Its effects appear to amplify that of other anticancer agents ...

dateMay 31, 2011 in Biochemistry
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Suggesting genes' friends, Facebook-style

Scientists at the European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL) and the German Cancer Research Centre (DKFZ), both in Heidelberg, Germany, have developed a new method that uncovers the combined effects of genes. ...

dateMar 07, 2011 in Biotechnology
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Apoptotic mechanisms of octreotide on HepG2

A research team from Greece examined the effect of octreotide on cellular proliferation, apoptosis and caspase activation in HepG2 hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) cells. The results supported the induction of caspase-mediated ...

dateJan 31, 2011 in Cancer
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Identification of a novel tumor suppressor

(PhysOrg.com) -- Scientists from the Friedrich Miescher Institute for Biomedical Research (FMI), have identified a novel tumor suppressor playing an important role in T-cell lymphoma. The protein kinase NDR1 ...

dateJun 21, 2010 in Cancer
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