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Gene involved in Fuchs corneal dystrophy is found

A 13-member research team led by University of Oregon scientist Dr. Albert O. Edwards has found a gene likely responsible for Fuchs corneal dystrophy, an inheritable genetic disorder and leading cause of corneal transplant ...

Aug 25, 2010
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Researchers discover new way diseases develop

Researchers from Mount Sinai School of Medicine have identified a previously unknown mechanism by which cells direct gene expression, the process by which information from a gene is used to direct the physical and behavioral ...

Jul 08, 2010
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Salmon in hot water

Rearing juvenile salmon at the relatively high temperature of 16 C causes skeletal deformities in the fish. Researchers writing in the open access journal BMC Physiology investigated both the magnitude and mechanisms of thi ...

Jul 05, 2010
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Study finds new key to corneal transplant success

Although it is already one of medicine's most successful transplant procedures, doctors continue to seek ways to improve corneal transplants. Now, for the first time, a team of German and British researchers have confirmed ...

Jul 01, 2010
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The 3-dimensional transcription film

Gene expression takes place in two stages: the transcription of DNA to RNA by an enzyme called RNA polymerase, followed by the translation of this RNA into proteins, whose behaviour affects the characteristics of each individual.

Jun 17, 2010
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UW-Madison Researchers Find New Subtype of Breast Cancer

(PhysOrg.com) -- An alteration in a gene not normally associated with breast cancer has been found in up to 20 percent of breast cancer tumors and may help predict which breast cancers are more likely to turn aggressive and ...

Jun 11, 2010
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