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DNA Methylation May Increase Cancer Risk As We Age
2014-02-04 05:01:25

Age-related changes in a biochemical process known as DNA methylation could be responsible for the increased risk of cancer in older men and women, according to research appearing in the latest edition of the journal Carcinogenesis.

2014-01-28 12:29:40

-- Bird identified DNA regions where genes are activated, a fundamental contribution in the field of epigenetics, which studies how environmental factors influence diseases such as cancer

2014-01-27 04:21:37

DUBLIN, January 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/g3pk2m/epigenetics_drugs) has announced the addition of the "2013

2014-01-22 10:56:45

Alzheimer's disease can reach epidemic range in the coming decades, by the increasing average age of society.

2014-01-20 23:01:58

Obesity Shown to Have Harmful Effect on Important Gene; Exercise Prevents That, UVA Finds Charlotsville, VA (PRWEB) January 20, 2014 Exercising during

2014-01-20 08:23:06

MALVERN, Pa. and CODOLET, France, Jan.

2014-01-16 14:30:04

At a glance, DNA is a rather simple sequence of A, G, C, T bases, but once it is packaged by histone proteins into an amalgam called chromatin, a more complex picture emerges.

Physical Reason For Shape Of Metaphase Chromosome Discovered
2014-01-15 07:37:00

Why do metaphase chromosomes have their characteristic elongated cylindrical shape? The proposed solution is consistent with the structure of metaphase chromatin and with the nanomechanical properties of chromatin and chromosomes.

Chemical Modification In Human Malaria Parasite DNA Discovered
2013-12-11 13:24:24

Findings by UC Riverside researchers could help build a new drug to kill the deadly parasite that is becoming resistant to existing drugs

2013-12-11 11:44:15

Mothers get all the attention.


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