Latest DNA repair Stories

2010-02-09 08:22:31

A team of researchers, led by Pier Paolo Pandolfi, at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, has identified a new type of cellular senescence (i.e., irreversible arrest of cell growth) and determined a way to enhance it to suppress prostate tumor development and growth in mice.

2010-01-15 17:38:35

Biomarkers, new treatments possible for Friedreich's ataxia.

2009-12-25 22:02:32

A new study establishes a molecular link that bridges two rare inherited disorders and explains why these diseases result in genetic instability.

2009-12-25 21:54:45

In order to preserve our DNA, cells have developed an intricate system for monitoring and repairing DNA damage.

2009-12-23 16:54:52

Genome rearrangements in 24 breast cancers.

2009-12-10 12:56:50

MIT and Boston University researchers have discovered that the drug hydroxyurea kills bacteria by inducing them to produce molecules toxic to themselves — a conclusion that raises the possibility of finding new antibiotics that use similar mechanisms.

2009-12-09 15:10:00

When cells experience DNA damage, they'll try to repair it. But if that fails, the damaged cells are supposed to self-destruct, a process called apoptosis.

2009-12-08 20:03:10

Small molecule plus TMZ appears to lower tumor resistance.

2009-12-04 15:08:06

A protein that plays a key role in copying DNA also plays a vital role in repairing breaks in it, UC Davis scientists have found.

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