News tagged with gene activity

Promising new 'antigene' therapy

Antigene therapy is a promising new treatment strategy that uses a DNA-based drug to pinpoint light energy to a target gene shutting down its activity. A review article published online ahead of print in Oligonucleotides, ...

dateOct 21, 2010 in Genetics
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Stress can control our genes

Stress has become one of the major disease states in the developed world. But what is stress? It depends on from where you look. You may experience stress as something that affects your entire body and mind, the causes of ...

dateSep 24, 2010 in Genetics
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New genetic tool helps improve rice

U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) scientists have developed a new tool for improving the expression of desirable genes in rice in parts of the plant where the results will do the most good.

dateAug 19, 2010 in Biotechnology
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