News tagged with genetic therapy

How 'junk DNA' can control cell development

Researchers from the Gene and Stem Cell Therapy Program at Sydney's Centenary Institute have confirmed that, far from being "junk", the 97 per cent of human DNA that does not encode instructions for making proteins can play ...

dateAug 02, 2013 in Cell & Microbiology
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No-entry zones for AIDS virus

The AIDS virus inserts its genetic material into the genome of the infected cell. Scientists of the German Cancer Research Center have now shown for the first time that the virus almost entirely spares particular ...

dateNov 12, 2009 in HIV & AIDS
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