News tagged with gene regulation

Flowering genes offer human clues

(PhysOrg.com) -- Dundee scientists studying how plants control the time at which they flower have uncovered an unusual form of gene control that could have implications for both plant and medical science.

dateFeb 23, 2010 in Cell & Microbiology
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Gene regulation: Can we stomach it?

(PhysOrg.com) -- A breakthrough in decoding gene regulation of Helicobacter pylori has been made by an international research team led by Jörg Vogel of the Max Planck Institute for Infection Biology in Ber ...

dateFeb 23, 2010 in Cell & Microbiology
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Hairy secret of foraging plants discovered

(PhysOrg.com) -- The genes that control the hairy 'mining machine' that makes some plants better at finding nutrients in poor soils than others have been discovered by scientists from Oxford University and ...

dateFeb 18, 2010 in Biotechnology
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Gene knockout may cheer up mice

Removing the PKCI/HINT1 gene from mice has an anti-depressant-like and anxiolytic-like effect. Researchers writing in the open access journal BMC Neuroscience applied a battery of behavioral tests to the PKCI/HINT1 knocko ...

dateNov 12, 2009 in Neuroscience
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