News tagged with programmed death

Tiny RNA shown to cause multiple types of leukemia

(PhysOrg.com) -- Whitehead Institute researchers have shown in mouse models that overexpression of the microRNA 125b (miR-125b) can independently cause leukemia and accelerate the disease's progression. Their results are ...

Nov 29, 2010
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Nanotechnology: A dead end for plant cells?

Using particles that are 1/100,000 the width of a human hair to deliver drugs to cells or assist plants in fighting off pests may sound like something out of a science fiction movie, but these scenarios may be a common occurrence ...

Nov 16, 2010
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New function discovered in cancer prevention protein

Protein 53 is very important in protecting against cancer given that it prevents cancer-causing mutations from accumulating and its inactivation is closely linked to the proliferation of tumour cells. UAB (Universitat Autonoma ...

Jun 07, 2010
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