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2010-02-10 08:58:28

Gastric cancer, one of the most common types of cancer, is associated with high mortality rates.

2010-02-04 12:02:48

Billions of data points provide big picture of 'human epigenome' during critical developmental window.

2010-02-03 22:26:38

Billions of data points provide big picture of 'human epigenome' during critical developmental window.

2010-02-03 16:48:09

Increasing numbers of research studies clearly demonstrate that genetics alone cannot explain the diversity of living organisms, reports Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News (GEN).

2010-01-14 12:37:08

Scientists have found what they believe is the "missing link" between heart failure, our genes and our environment.

2010-01-11 07:55:59

Researchers at the University of Minnesota have discovered a molecular security system in human cells that deactivates and degrades foreign DNA.

2010-01-07 18:32:26

Epigenetic diagnosis and therapies, a new strategy for treating cancer.

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2010-01-07 08:28:06

Researchers at the UNC School of Medicine have discovered a protein complex that appears to play a significant role in erasing these epigenetic instructions on sperm DNA, essentially creating a blank slate for the different cell types of a new embryo to develop.

2009-11-30 16:30:07

Researchers at Uppsala University and University Children's Hospital in Uppsala have devised powerful new tools for typing cells from children with acute lymphatic leukemia and for prediction of how children with leukemia will respond to chemotherapy.

2009-11-05 12:54:04

The same genes that are chemically altered during normal cell differentiation, as well as when normal cells become cancer cells, are also changed in stem cells that scientists derive from adult cells.


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