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2014-06-24 14:07:18

Massive sequencing of cancer genomes brings to light new genes every day that could be involved in the process of tumour formation.

2012-05-29 12:37:29

Researchers studying rare genetic disorders have uncovered insights into those diseases in biological structures that regulate chromosomes when cells divide.

2012-05-03 16:05:03

Cohesin is a ring-shaped protein complex involved in the spatial organization of the genome and in mitotic chromosome structure.

2010-09-09 10:51:51

University of Pennsylvania biologists studying human reproduction have identified what is likely the major contributing factor to the maternal age-associated increase in aneuploidy, the term for an abnormal number of chromosomes during reproductive cell division.

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2010-05-07 08:59:35

Proteins called cohesins ensure that newly copied chromosomes bind together, separate correctly during cell division, and are repaired efficiently after DNA damage.

2009-05-27 09:07:00

-Knowledge May Improve Diagnosis for Children with Cornelia deLange Syndrome- PHILADELPHIA, May 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- An international team of scientists studying a rare genetic disease discovered that a bundle of proteins with the long-established function of keeping chromosomes together also plays an important role in regulating genes in humans.


Word of the Day
tourtiere
  • a meat pie that is usually eaten at Christmas in Quebec
The word 'tourtiere' comes from the French tourte, or passenger pigeon.
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