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2011-09-23 11:46:20

While efforts to unlock the subtleties of DNA have produced remarkable insights into the code of life, researchers still grapple with fundamental questions. For example, the underlying mechanisms by which human genes are turned on and off–generating essential proteins, determining our physical traits, and sometimes causing disease–remain poorly understood. Biophysicists Marcia Levitus and Kaushik Gurunathan at the Biodesign Institute at Arizona State University along with their...

2011-09-07 13:49:44

Scientists are reporting development of a long-sought new way to detect the activity of proteins that bind to the DNA in genes, often controlling the activity of genes in ways that make cells do everything from growing normally to becoming cancerous. Their report appears in the Journal of the American Chemical Society. Kevin Plaxco, Francesco Ricci and colleagues note that more than 10 percent of the 25,000-30,000 genes in the human body contain instructions for manufacturing these...

2011-08-10 15:05:00

RICHMOND, Calif., Aug. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Sangamo BioSciences, Inc. (Nasdaq: SGMO) announced today that Edward Lanphier, Sangamo's president and CEO, will provide an update on the progress of Sangamo's ZFP Therapeutic® development programs and an overview of the company's business strategy at 11:10 am ET on Wednesday, August 17, 2011 at the Wedbush Securities 2011 Life Sciences Management Access Conference which will be held in New York City. The presentation will...

2011-07-20 16:15:00

RICHMOND, Calif., July 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Sangamo BioSciences, Inc. (Nasdaq: SGMO) today announced that the company will release its second quarter 2011 financial results on Wednesday, July 27, 2011, after the market closes. The press release will be followed by a conference call at 5:00 p.m. ET, which will be open to the public via telephone and webcast. During the conference call, the company will review the financial results and discuss other business matters. The conference call...

2011-06-02 15:05:00

RICHMOND, Calif., June 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Sangamo BioSciences, Inc. (Nasdaq: SGMO) announced today that Edward Lanphier, Sangamo's president and CEO, will provide an update on the progress of Sangamo's ZFP Therapeutic® development programs and an overview of the company's business strategy at 9:30 am ET on Thursday, June 9, 2011 at the Jefferies 2011 Global Healthcare Conference which will be held in New York City. The presentation will be webcast live and may be...

2011-05-03 15:05:00

RICHMOND, Calif., May 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Sangamo BioSciences, Inc. (Nasdaq: SGMO) announced today that Edward Lanphier, Sangamo's president and CEO, will provide an update on the progress of Sangamo's ZFP Therapeutic® development programs and an overview of the company's business strategy at two investor conferences in the month of May: The Bank of America Merrill Lynch Health Care Conference at 10:40 am PT (1:40 pm ET) on Tuesday, May 10, 2011 in Las Vegas. The...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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