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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 ...

dateJul 08, 2010 in Biotechnology
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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 ...

dateJul 05, 2010 in Ecology
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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 ...

dateJul 01, 2010 in Other
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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.

dateJun 17, 2010 in Biochemistry
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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 ...

dateJun 11, 2010 in Cancer
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Researchers share insights into RNA

Investigators from around the country came to Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute (Sanford-Burnham) on Friday, May 7, to share their knowledge of the burgeoning young field of microRNAs. These small non-coding nucleic ...

dateMay 11, 2010 in Medical research
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Our genes can be set on pause

New evidence in embryonic stem cells shows that mammalian genes may all have a layer of control that acts essentially like the pause button on your DVR. The researchers say the results show that the pausing phenomenon, previously ...

dateApr 29, 2010 in Biotechnology
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