News tagged with genetic defects

Molecular code cracked

(Phys.org) -- Scientists have cracked a molecular code that may open the way to destroying or correcting defective gene products, such as those that cause genetic disorders in humans.

Aug 17, 2012 4.9 / 5 (10) 2 | with audio podcast

All genes in one go

The majority of rare diseases are hereditary. But despite significant progress in genome research, in most cases their exact cause remains unclear. The discovery of the underlying genetic defect is, however, ...

Aug 29, 2010 4.8 / 5 (10) 0 | with audio podcast