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Atlas of an organism

While every cell of an organism contains the same genes only a proportion are expressed in any tissue at a given stage in development. Knowing the extent of gene transcription is valuable and a team of European researchers ...

dateJan 18, 2011 in Biotechnology
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Treating deadly brain tumors by combining drugs

Lab studies show that combining drugs that target a variety of developmental cell signaling pathways may do a better job of killing deadly brain tumors than single drugs that target one pathway at a time, according to a new ...

dateJan 12, 2011 in Cancer
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Ovarian cancer advances when genes are silenced

There are many mechanisms that alter the activity of genes – direct changes to the DNA code like mutations and deletions, or changes that control when genes are switched on and off, called epigenetic means. Tumor-suppressor ...

dateDec 13, 2010 in Genetics
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