News tagged with cystic fibrosis

'Evolved' virus may improve gene therapy for cystic fibrosis

(PhysOrg.com) -- Researchers from the University of California, Berkeley, and the University of Iowa have turned a relatively benign virus into a highly infectious form that is ideal as a carrier for gene therapy. In its ...

dateFeb 16, 2009 in
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Simulated gene therapy

In a recent issue of The Journal of Chemical Physics, published by the American Institute of Physics (AIP), a group of researchers at the University of California, Berkeley and Los Alamos National Laboratory describe the ...

dateApr 29, 2009 in General Physics
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Protein folding made easy

Protein folding has nothing to do with laundry. It is, in fact, one of the central questions in biochemistry. Protein folding is the continual and universal process whereby the long, coiled strings of amino acids that make ...

dateJun 07, 2011 in Cell & Microbiology
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