News tagged with gene regulation

Not your conventional nucleic acids

Northwestern University's Chad A. Mirkin, a world-renowned leader in nanotechnology research and its application, has invented and developed a powerful material that could revolutionize biomedicine: spherical nucleic acids ...

dateFeb 15, 2013 in Bio & Medicine
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Researchers learn from nature

A research team of scientists from the European Molecular Biology Laboratory of Grenoble and the Institut de Génétique et de Biologie Moléculaire et Cellulaire (IGBMC) in Strasbourg have now, for the first ...

dateFeb 05, 2013 in Cell & Microbiology
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Modifying proteins to combat disease

Transmitting from one generation to the next the genetic message encoded in DNA is a well-understood concept in biology. There is now increasing awareness that chemical modifications of DNA and associated ...

dateJan 24, 2013 in Biochemistry
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The controlled cell

(Phys.org)—An interdisciplinary effort at the Friedrich Miescher Institute for Biomedical Research (FMI) addressed the question of how mRNA content, which is translated into proteins, is regulated in the ...

dateSep 07, 2012 in Cell & Microbiology
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Unravelling the function of small RNAs

Small non-coding RNAs (ncRNAs) play a hitherto unrecognised role in regulation of gene expression. To broaden knowledge on the function and evolution of these molecules, a EU project investigated various ...

dateAug 16, 2012 in Cell & Microbiology
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