News tagged with microrna

IT researchers break anonymity of gene databases

DNA profiles can reveal a number of details about individuals, and even about their family members. There are laws in place that regulate the trade of gene data, which has become much simpler and cheaper to analyze today. ...

dateMar 24, 2017 in Engineering
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MicroRNAs are digested, not absorbed

There has been a lot of controversy in recent years over the issue of whether exogenous microRNA molecules can be absorbed from food and even have a physiological effect. A new study by ETH professor Markus Stoffel using ...

dateSep 08, 2015 in Biochemistry
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A single target for microRNA regulation

It has generally been believed that microRNAs control biological processes by simultaneously, though modestly, repressing a large number of genes. But in a study published in Developmental Cell, a group of scientists led ...

dateMar 03, 2015 in Cell & Microbiology
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Advancing microRNA research

Leaders in research on microRNAs, University of Delaware professors Blake C. Meyers and Pamela J. Green have an ongoing and longstanding collaboration that recently resulted in the publication of a landmark paper.

dateMay 21, 2014 in Biotechnology
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