News tagged with journal nature genetics

Color blindness cured in monkeys

(PhysOrg.com) -- Researchers from the University of Washington and the University of Florida used gene therapy to cure two squirrel monkeys of color blindness — the most common genetic disorder in people.

Sep 16, 2009
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A Real Dracula Story

Research, discovery and publishing in a prestigious journal are not as easy as 1-2-3. However, an outstanding mentor and a well-equipped lab made this feat possible for doctoral student Fei Jiang.

Aug 27, 2009
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HIV is evolving to evade human immune responses

(PhysOrg.com) -- HIV is evolving rapidly to escape the human immune system, an international study led by Oxford University has shown. The findings, published in Nature, demonstrate the challenge involved ...

Feb 26, 2009
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'Fishy' clue helps establish how proteins evolve

(PhysOrg.com) -- Three billion years ago, a "new" amino acid was added to the alphabet of 20 that commonly make up proteins in organisms today. Now researchers at Yale and the University of Tokyo have demonstrated ...

Jan 27, 2009
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