News tagged with gene network

Biological computer destroys cancer cells

Researchers led by ETH professor Yaakov Benenson and MIT professor Ron Weiss have successfully incorporated a diagnostic biological "computer" network in human cells. This network recognizes certain cancer cells using logic ...

dateSep 01, 2011 in Cell & Microbiology
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Atlas of an organism

While every cell of an organism contains the same genes only a proportion are expressed in any tissue at a given stage in development. Knowing the extent of gene transcription is valuable and a team of European researchers ...

dateJan 18, 2011 in Biotechnology
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Getting around gene loss

Genes ‘knocked out’ experimentally in metabolic networks of the model plant species, Arabidopsis thaliana (Fig. 1), are compensated for by duplicate genes or alternative synthetic pathways, according to research ...

dateOct 29, 2010 in Biotechnology
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Key genetic players in diabetes identified

Scientists have discovered a network of genes for type 1 diabetes (T1D) and identified a key player that controls the network. This development will help researchers focus their efforts to improve drug treatments for type ...

dateSep 17, 2010 in Genetics
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