News tagged with gene regulation

In Brief: Guiding cancer cells to their fate

It is often said that the best way to spur change is to work within the system. Here, researchers create control devices based on RNA, which can be used to synthetically rewire cellular behavior, making the cells more sensitive ...

dateNov 26, 2010 in Cancer
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A mystery solved: How genes are selectively silenced

Cells read only those genes which are needed at a given moment, while the others are chemically labeled and, thus, selectively turned off. Scientists at the German Cancer Research Center have now been the first to discover ...

dateOct 18, 2010 in Genetics
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Discovery May Explain How Certain Cancers Develop

(PhysOrg.com) -- A Florida State University College of Medicine researcher has discovered a new interaction between a cell signaling system and a specific gene that may be the cause of B-cell lymphoma. The finding suggests ...

dateMay 27, 2010 in Cancer
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MicroRNA can move between cells

(PhysOrg.com) -- MicroRNAs can move between cells and play a role in their communication. This discovery was made by plant researchers at Uppsala University together with colleagues from Finland and the US when they were ...

dateMay 04, 2010 in Biotechnology
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