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Peng Mao DNA repair
2014-08-21 02:30:00

Scientists at Washington State University have identified a crucial step in DNA repair that could lead to targeted gene therapy for hereditary diseases such as “children of the moon” and a common form of colon cancer.

2014-06-09 14:30:56

Twelve years ago, UNC School of Medicine researcher Brian Strahl, PhD, found that a protein called Set2 plays a role in how yeast genes are expressed – specifically how DNA gets transcribed into messenger RNA.

2014-05-28 08:51:16

DNA damage repair is highly complex. UZH researchers have now discovered another piece in the puzzle for the removal of extremely dangerous DNA lesions.

2014-05-07 08:54:14

Each time a human cell divides, it must first make a copy of its 46 chromosomes to serve as an instruction manual for the new cell.

2014-04-18 15:52:50

An international team led by researchers at UC Davis has shown that the cyclin B1/Cdk1 protein complex, which plays a key role in cell division, also boosts the mitochondrial activity to power that process.

2014-04-04 12:23:54

Today we know that women carrying BCRA1 and BCRA2 gene mutations have a 43% to 88% risk of developing from breast cancer before the age of 70.

Studying The Effects Of Microgravity And Radiation On Human Cells
2014-02-28 08:41:19

Life aboard the International Space Station (ISS) may seem like a carefree existence, but a wealth of evidence has proven otherwise. Years of research shows that the effects of microgravity wreaks havoc on the human body.

2014-02-13 23:22:26

The DNA health monitoring citizen science campaign launched by Exogen Biotechnology, Inc. exceeded its crowdfunding goal on Indiegogo by raising over $55,000 from US donors within two weeks.

How Does A Shape-shifting DNA-repair Machine Fight Cancer?
2014-02-04 12:27:58

Berkeley Lab’s Advanced Light Source reveals inner-workings of essential protein found throughout life.


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