News tagged with dna mutation

Unstable proteins can cause premature ageing

(PhysOrg.com) -- The normal ageing process has long been linked to problems with cell respiration, the process through which the cells extract energy from nutrients. Researchers at the Swedish medical university Karolinska ...

dateAug 06, 2009 in Medical research
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More gene mutations linked to autism risk

(PhysOrg.com) -- More pieces in the complex autism inheritance puzzle are emerging in the latest study from a research team including geneticists from The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, the University of Pennsylvania ...

dateJun 25, 2009 in Genetics
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Cancer cells need normal, nonmutated genes to survive

Corrupt lifestyles and vices go hand in hand; each feeds the other. But even the worst miscreant needs customary societal amenities to get by. It's the same with cancer cells. While they rely on vices in the form of genetic ...

dateMay 28, 2009 in Cancer
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