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2013-02-25 10:43:41

Protein uses multiple means to help cells cope when oxygen runs low A protein known for turning on genes to help cells survive low-oxygen conditions also slows down the copying of new DNA strands, thus shutting down the growth of new cells, Johns Hopkins researchers report. Their discovery has wide-ranging implications, they say, given the importance of this copying – known as DNA replication – and new cell growth to many of the body's functions and in such diseases as cancer....

2012-08-28 02:29:42

IRVINE, Calif., Aug. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- GeneTex, Inc., a leading manufacturer of antibodies, has announced that they will be launching a new antibody against HIF1a (hypoxia-inducible factor 1alpha). (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120828/AQ63427) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20111129/LA13485LOGO-b) Hypoxia, a physiological state characterized by reduced oxygen levels, impacts metabolism, angiogenesis, vasodilation and erythropoiesis through the HIF1a...