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Latest Genetics of cancer Stories

2011-12-10 02:06:04

Just as people’s bodies and minds can become addicted to substances such as drugs, caffeine, alcohol, their cancers can become addicted to certain genes that ensure their continued growth and dominance.

2011-03-15 16:05:36

Jean-Christophe Marine (VIB, K.U.Leuven) strongly argues against the use of Cop1-inhibitory drugs.

2010-11-10 18:14:59

The genes we possess not only determine the color of our eyes and hair and how our bodies grow, they might also influence the changes that occur in tumors when we develop cancer.

2009-06-01 12:16:26

A new study uncovers a gene expression signature that reliably identifies cancer cells whose survival is dependent on a common signaling pathway, even when the cells contain multiple other genetic abnormalities.

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2009-03-18 14:41:51

The gene Myc is an important factor for the growth of organisms by cell division.

2009-01-06 20:22:48

University of Cincinnati researchers say they've identified a tumor suppressor that may lead to new treatments for lung cancer.

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2009-01-05 16:01:53

Cancer and cell biology experts at the University of Cincinnati (UC) have identified a new tumor suppressor that may help scientists develop more targeted drug therapies to combat lung cancer.


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  • A ceramic container used inside a fuel-fired kiln to protect pots from the flame.
The word 'saggar' may come from 'safeguard'.
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